Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tacoma little theatre’s ‘Off the Shelf’ presents Mrs. Packard

Tacoma Little Theatre's Off the Shelf program presents Emily Mann’s, Mrs. Packard, directed by pug Bujeaud.

Based on historical events, Emily Mann's play tells the story of Elizabeth Packard, who in 1861 in Illinois was committed by her husband to an insane asylum even though there was no proof of insanity. It is the story of one woman's struggle to right a system gone wrong, winner of the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award.

Mrs. Packard features the talents of: Heather R. Christopher (Elizabeth Packard), Brian Jensen (Rev. Packard), Michael Christopher (Dr. McFarland), Shannon Olivia Agostinelli (Mrs. Bonner), Ellen Peters (Mrs. Tenny, Sybil Doyle), Kate Ayers (Mrs. Chapman, Mrs. Ramsey), Drew Doyle (Mr. Smith, Mr. Haslet), Rodman Bolek (Dr. Brown, Mr. Dole), Robert McConkey (Judge, Dr, Knott), and Andrea Weston-Smart (Mrs. Stockton, Libby).

Tickets for the May 2, 2019 performance at 7:30pm are $10.00 for non TLT Members, and FREE for those who are members. Tickets may be purchased online at www.tacomalittletheatre.com, or by calling our Box Office at (253) 272-2281.

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