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SARAH, PLAIN AND TALL is Now Playing at Sutter Street Theatre

Performances run through Sunday May 29.

SARAH, PLAIN AND TALL is Now Playing at Sutter Street Theatre

From Patricia MacLachlan's Newbery Award-winning Book, Sarah, Plain and Tall is set in the early 1900's and brings to life the charming, heartwarming story of a Kansas farmer, Jacob Witting, a widower with two children, Anna and Caleb, who places an ad in the newspapers seeking a wife. He receives a letter from a Sarah Wheaton of Maine who says she will visit the family for a month to see how things work out: "I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall."

Narrated by Anna reminiscing on the eve of her wedding, the story unfolds in a fascinating flashback on that often exciting, sometimes tumultuous month, when Sarah and the Wittings came to know one another and learned a few things about themselves as well. The joys and challenges of everyday life are richly depicted in this classic which the New York Times called "an exquisite, sometimes painfully touching tale." The School Library Journal said the book "is filled with wisdom and gentle humor...a tender story about the fragile beginnings of a family relationship on its way to permanence."

The show will play from Saturday, May 7 through Sunday May 29 at 1:00pm. Tickets are $15-$21. There is a discount of $2 per ticket for groups of 10 or more and Birthday Parties are available. Tickets can be purchased by calling 916-353-1001 or for on-line ticketing go to www.SutterStreetTheatre.com. (Call the box office for group orders.)



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