The Great War – WWI: A performance of the Catskill Readers’ Theatre

[Grahamsville, N.Y] On Sunday, November 11th at 2 p.m. the Catskill Readers’ Theatre will give a performance: The Great War – WWI at the Time and the Valleys Museum on St. Rt. 55 in Grahamsville, Sullivan County.

The program is a unique, original multi media presentation on the Great War (1914 – 1918) which includes power point visuals, vocals and letters, literature and factual material on Sullivan County soldiers who fought in WWI. Performers from the Catskill Readers’ Theatre are Albee Bockman, Sally Gladden, Cookie House, Peter Nastasi, Ellen Pavloff and Paul Puerschner.

This performance has additional significance, as it is being performed on Veteran’s day, AND the date that marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I – 11 a.m. on the 11th of November  (11th month of the year) 1918. 

A collaborative project between the Catskill Reader’ Theatre and the Sullivan County Historical Society, admission to the program is free for Time and the Valley Museum AND Sullivan County Historical Society members.  Non-members are $3, which includes light refreshments and Museum admission.   For further information please contact Sally Gladden from the Catskill Readers’ Theatre at 845-434-0209,  Donna Steffens  at  845 985-7700 or email info@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org.

About the Catskill Readers’ Theatre: The Catskill Readers’ Theatre was formed in 2016 under the direction of Sally Gladden. Readers’ Theatre is a special form of theatre in which the performers DO perform but with their scripts. Acting concentration is on voice, facial expressions and bodily stance, with a touch of costuming and props tossed in when warranted. The script is designed to feature a theme (often at the request of the group), then many revisions and rehearsals are important as we individualize each program for the intended audiences. Thus far performances have been for a wide range of audiences: senior groups, service clubs, libraries, Hurleyville Arts Center, and The Sullivan County Historical Society. Founding performers are: Sally Gladden, Paul Puerschner, Albee Bockman, Fran Schiff, Ellen Pavloff, Peter Nastasi, Cookie House and Bunny Woloszczack and the group is open to new talent for future productions. For more info: Call Sally 845-434-0209, or email: gladsally@gmail.com.

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