Photo Flash: Granite Theatre Stages BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE

Book and Candle" a romantic comedy by John Van Druten is opening October 12 at the Granite Theatre. Producer/ Artistic Director for the theatre is David Jepson. The show runs October 12 - 28, 2018.

Gillian Holroyd is one of the few modern people who can actually cast spells and perform feats of supernaturalism. She casts a spell over an unattached publisher, Shepherd Henderson, partly to keep him away from a rival and partly because she is attracted to him. He falls head over heels in love with her at once and wants to marry her. But witches, unfortunately, cannot fall in love, and this minute imperfection leads into a number of difficulties. Ultimately, the lady breaks off with her companions in witchery, preferring the normal and human love offered her by the attractive publisher. But before the happy conclusion of the romance, Gillian comes very near to losing him-but doesn't. One of the author's greatest comedy successes. An outstanding and popular title among community theaters.

Anna Convery (Westerly, RI) directs. The cast Ricci Mann (Cranston, RI), Brian Olsen (Westerly, RI), Beth Jepson (Westerly, RI), Warren Usey (Westerly, RI), David Jepson (Westerly, RI) and Clemmie (Westerly, RI)

Patrons may enjoy a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks from the theatre's cash bar at all performances in the comfortable, spacious lobby of the beautifully refurbished, historic theatre. Opening nights of each new production feature an opportunity to share "Pizza with the Cast" and mixer of patrons and performers.

"Bell, Book and Candle" opens October 12, 2018 at The Granite. Performances are Thursday through Saturday Evenings at 8 pm and Sunday Matinees at 2 pm. Tickets for this show are $20, 62 and older is $17 and children (12 and under) are $12. For reservations, directions or other information, call the Box Office at 401-596-2341 or chose your seats with our online ticketing at granitetheatre.com.

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