Join your neighbors and friends in Amesbury’s 2016
Saturday, September 10, 7:00 pm
New: Watch the video of the staged reading here! http://amesburysd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=3&clip_id=933
Celebrating Whittier 2016: A Staged Reading.
Features fictional midwife Rose Carroll and John Greenleaf Whittier. Tickets $20 ($10 for students); click the green Tickets button here. Script adapted by Amesbury Poet Laureate Lainie Senechal from Edith Maxwell’s mystery, Delivering the Truth.
In Delivering the Truth, Quaker midwife Rose Carroll delivers babies and hears secrets in 1888 Amesbury. When arson destroys the town’s carriage factories and murder tears apart the town, Rose uses her strength and resourcefulness, along with advice from John Greenleaf Whittier, to bring the perpetrators to light.
All-Community Read co-sponsored by the Whittier Home Association and the Amesbury Public Library
Books available at Amesbury Public Library, or for purchase at the Whittier Home Museum (Saturdays 11-3); Jabberwocky Bookstore, Newburyport; and online.
For more information visit: whittierhome.org | 978-388-1337
Whittier Home Museum | 86 Friend Street | P.O. Box 632 | Amesbury, MA | 01913