MARLENE to Run 5/30-6/8 at Sherman Playhouse

May 6
11:46 AM 2014

MARLENE to Run 5/30-6/8 at Sherman Playhouse

The Sherman Playhouse has announced the limited engagement of MARLENE, Pam Gems' stunning theatrical portrait of screen legend and entertainer Marlene Dietrich.

Set in Paris in the 1970s during Marlene Dietrich's farewell concert tour, MARLENE takes the audience backstage, where they are given a glimpse of the everyday Dietrich. We see the woman who reinvented herself as an acclaimed chanteuse as she emerges as the ultimate professional, a perfectionist who is at times self-absorbed, generous, calculating, practical, and charming. We see the Hollywood creation who never forgot her roots, her homeland, and is haunted by the horrors of the Holocaust.

The cast features three of the region's great actresses: Katherine Almquist (Sharon) as Marlene, Jackie Decho-Holm as Vivian Hoffman, and Ellen Burnett (Sherman) as Mutti.

MARLENE is under the direction of Bill Hughes of New Milford.

MARLENE runs May 30,31, June 1 6,7,8. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, with 2:00 p.m. Sunday matinees on June 1 and 8. Tickets for all shows are $20 for general seating.

Students may see any performance for only $10 if they pay in cash only at the door and carry a valid student ID. Students may not make reservations in advance for a performance.

Reservations can be made online at www.shermanplayers.org or by calling the box office at (860) 354-3622.
The Sherman Playhouse is a non-Equity theatre company located at 5 Route 39 North (next to the fire house) in Sherman, CT.

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