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A Visit with Louisa May Alcott

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 9/29/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
 Poet and author, abolitionist and nurse, patriot and suffragist, Louisa May Alcott was so much more than just the author of Little Women. This theatrical presentation by professional actress Debra Ann Miller uses excerpts from letters and journals to allow Louisa May Alcott to speak to us in her own words today. In this performance, the audience meets with Louisa to learn about her childhood, her experiences as a Civil War nurse, her struggle to take care of her family and also to support the equal rights of all. REGISTER
Library: Cook Park Library    map
Location: Meeting Room
Other Information:
 Debra Ann Miller is a professional actress, vocalist and voice-over talent with over 30 years of experience as a performer for live audiences, television and film. Debra has balanced her career between commercial and educational theater since graduating from Michigan State Universityís Department of Theater in 1985. Debra toured the country with such prestigious Children's Theatre companies as Artreach, now the Children's Theater of Cincinnati and Child's Play Touring Company.
In 2010 she began creating her own company focused on writing and producing one-woman plays in which she portrays important historical figures such as authors Jane Austen, Louisa May Alcott, Dolley Madison, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, as well as a one woman performance as Mary Todd Lincoln entitled Mrs. Lincolnís Salon. Debra won Best Actress in the 2004 Chicago Indiefest for her performance in her first film, Zen Noir.
Presenter: Historical Impersonator, Debra Ann Miller
Status: Closed
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  • Attendee MUST give 24 HOUR cancellation notice. This allows time to notify others on the waiting list.