Photo Flash: First Look at Sherman Playhouse's ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

The Sherman Playhouse debuted on June 28 Lucille Maude Montgomery's timeless classic, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette. The show continues for a five-week run. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES is an enduring tale about an orphan girl, Anne Shirley (Emma Nissenbaum, New Milford), set in Prince EdwardIsland, Canada. From Anne's first encounter with her austere guardian to her thrilling graduation from Queen's Academy, the play faithfully recreates the memorable events and characters from the brilliant novel. Whether theatergoers are familiar with the character of Anne or meeting her for the first time, this play will solidify a lasting friendship between the audience and one of literature's most unforgettable characters.

Besides Ms. Nissenbaum, the production features many fine actors: Ron Sullivan, Jeff Rossman, Stacy-Lee Frome, Pamela Martin, Michael Wright, Lucy Shea, Phair Haldin, Alyssa Svinte, Madeline De La Porta, Cassidy Ranno, Erin Shaughnessy, Sam Everett, Jerusha Wright, Lynn Nissenbaum, Kate Morris, Spencer Hauspurg, Anne E. Soltes, Olivia Minor, Shea Foscato, Garrett Foscato, Jordan McCartney, and Judy Sullivan.

In addition to Mr. Frome, the show's crew includes assistant director Kate Morris, set designer and builderJosh Siegel, costumer Terry Hawley, sound designer David White, and lighting designer Peter Petrino.

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES runs June 28,29 July 5,6,7 12,13 19,20 26,27. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, with a 2:00 p.m. Sunday matinee on July 7. Tickets for all shows are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.

On Thursday, June 27, The Sherman Playhouse will host a "Half-Price Preview Night" at a cost of $10 per person. No reservations are required and patrons are seated on a first-come, first-served basis. Students may view any performance for only $10 using cash only and when accompanied by an official Student ID. No reservations are accepted for students requesting a student discount.

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-professional community theater located at 5 Route 39 North (next to the fire house) in Sherman, Conn.

Photo Credit: Josh Siegel

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Jeff Rossman as Matthew Cuthbert and Emma Nissenbaum as Anne Shirley

Emma Nissenbaum (seated with book), Erin Shaughnessy as Diana Barry, Jerusha Wright as Prissy Andrews, and Sam Everett as Gilbert Blythe

Jeff Rossman, Emma Nissenbaum, and Stacy-Lee Frome as Marilla Cuthbert

Erin Shaughnessy, Judy Sullivan as Aunt Josephine, and Emma Nissenbaum

Jeff Rossman, Erin Shaughnessy, Emma Nissenbaum, and Stacy-Lee Frome

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