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The Little Theatre of Walla Walla presents 'Calendar Girls'


January 17, 2019

WALLA WALLA – The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will stage the comedy Calendar Girls by Tim Firth with performances January 25, 26, February 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10.

When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow Women’s Institute members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie’s friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame.

The cast of Calendar Girls includes: Jesse Betts, Lola Bloom, Chanel Finnie, Terri Gilbert, Rich Hinz, Nathan Loomer, Cate Lyon, Heidi McFarley, Pam Murray, Jeremy Reed, Jenn Riggs, Marjorie Sanborn, Terri Trick, and Dyani Turner.

Calendar Girls is directed by George Smith and Kay Fenimore-Smith and produced by Barbara McKinney with permission of Samuel French. Please note that this play contains adult content and language.

Sunday matinee performances begin at 2:00 p.m. All other performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Late seating is not permitted.

Tickets to Calendar Girls ($20 Adults, $15 Students/Youth) will be available online at beginning on Tuesday, January 22. Season pass holders may call the box office at 509-529-3683 on Monday, January 21 to reserve their seats in advance.

Calendar Girls is sponsored in part by Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center and receives additional support from Lash Loft.

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization, which has been producing live theater in Walla Walla since 1944. For more information about the entire 2018-2019 season of live theater at The Little Theatre of Walla Walla, please visit: The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is located at 1130 Sumach in Walla Walla.


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