Characters from the 2008 Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC) production of Pollyanna, are inviting children to join them for lunch at the Common Man Inn in Plymouth at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26.
Pollyanna, along with Aunt Polly, Pollyanna’s friend Jimmy Bean, her maid Nancy and all the characters appearing in this original family musical will be on hand to sing songs from the production and visit with participants as they dine on a “kid-friendly” menu of chicken tenders, pasta, salad, sandwiches etc.
Children may also have their photograph taken with cast members.
Tickets for the luncheon are $10 for adults and $7 for children under 12 years. Call Pam Irish at (603)535-2647 for reservations (required) and information.
Performances of this original musical theatre production are January 23-27 at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $22-$20 for adults and $18-16 for seniors and youth at (603) 535-ARTS or online at www.silver.edu.
photo caption:Fifteen year old Alyssa Dumas of Manchester will portray Pollyanna in the upcoming production of the same name by the Educational Theatre Collaborative. Alyssa visited Littleton’s famous Pollyanna statue on a recent visit to the town where Eleanor H. Porter wrote the 1913 novel, Pollyanna. Art Tighe photo.