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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
October 2, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving, adapted and directed by Jack Neary. Assistant Director, John Budzyna.
Ichabod Crane is the newly-hired school teacher in the post-Revolutionary War village of Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod is the kind of soft-spoken, seemingly timid sort who is constantly bullied by the ruffians who loiter about the Sleepy Hollow Tavern. These wastrels are led by Brom Bones, who is a big, booming lug who loves to play practical jokes and intimidate folks like Ichabod. These men parry over the coquettish charms of Katrina Van Tassel. As it says in the script: “Men will do anything for Katrina. All men. All the time.” It is this love triangle that leads to one of the most frightening, exciting and spooky conclusions in all of American literature. Beware the Headless Horseman!
This is a fast-moving, funny and extremely suspenseful telling of this much beloved tale. Plus, there’ll be music, dancing and ghost stories told by a talented cast of 29 adult and student actors. Set Design by Kirk Trach. Stage Manager, Teri Contino.
(Ichabod Crane shares a sonnet with Katrina)
The cast includes (in alphabetical order):
Geoff Adams, Annie Kate Ames, Amber Barbere, Kairi Bohanan, Lincoln Bohanan, Melina Bohanan, Fred Calcinari, Julianna Cowles, Maureen Daley, Oliver Dehner, Jocelyn Duford, Hanna Gustafson, Tom Hickey, Corrine Hickey, Charlie Himmel, Shea Hoffman, Michael Johnson, Brooke Lawton, Loren Lee, John Manning, Anna Marcheterre, Catherine Melnick, Courtney Metcalf, Kate Miller, Ashley Risteen, Jessie Rosenthal, Jonas Trach, Hannah Vincent, Jennifer Wilson, and Sawyer Wilson.
When: Friday & Saturday, October 1, 2 & 3, 2021 7:30pm
Tickets: Adults $18, Students/Seniors/Members $16
Where: The Firehouse Center for the Arts