Snowlion Repertory Company Announces Margaret Hamilton Play, MY WITCH

Snowlion Rep, a nonprofit professional theater company in Portland, will host its first ever fundraiser on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Portland Ballet Studio Theater. Doors open at 6 pm and the featured performance starts at 7 pm.
The fundraiser will feature the following:

  • Wine and beer in abundance, or something softer
  • Delicious and varied dishes to sample, from savory to sweet
  • The chance to silently bid on original artwork
  • A fun and festive raffle with several prizes
  • A beautiful, comfortable party space at Portland Ballet Studio Theater
  • Fabulous people to schmooze with; and
  • A funny, fresh, MAINE-centered world premiere staged reading of a new play - My Witch: The Margaret Hamilton Stories.

MY WITCH: The Margaret Hamilton Stories is a play is about a unique Maine resident - the Wicked Witch of the West herself, Margaret Hamilton. Margaret Hamilton lived on an island near Boothbay Harbor, and the play tells her amazing life story. It is the only play sanctioned by Hamilton Meserve, Margaret Hamilton's son, and it will be presented in staged reading format in this, its world premiere outing.
The audience will learn all about this iconic character actress and her remarkable life in Maine, in Hollywood, and beyond. MY WITCH: The Margaret Hamilton Stories explores how a gentle kindergarten teacher from Cleveland scared the living daylights out of every last one of us...and the brains, heart and courage it took to be America's character woman.
Starring New York's Jean Tafler (member AEA), this is a one-time-only opportunity to see this show in staged reading format before it goes on to future productions.

Snowlion Rep's first ever fundraiser will be held at Portland Ballet Studio Theater, 517 Forest Avenue, Portland. Doors open 6 pm and the performance of My Witch: The Margaret Hamilton Stories starts at 7 pm. Fundraiser tickets are $35 (discounted tickets for two people are $60) and can be purchased at www.snowlionrep.org or by calling (207) 518-9305. For more information, visit www.snowlionrep.org.

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