Quilters now knitting at Walden Theatre

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Pioneer life and the trials and tribulations of the women involved form the base of Quilters, which Walden Theatre will present beginning Thursday.  

Quilters will take place on Feb. 28, Mar. 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m. each night.  Matinee shows are to happen at 2 p.m. on Mar. 2 and 3.  All performances will occur at Walden Theatre, located at 1123 Payne Street in the Highlands area of Louisville.

Tickets for each evening show are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $10 for students.  Matinee shows, meanwhile, are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $8 for students.  All tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling Walden Theatre at 502-589-0084.

The musical Quilters looks at frontier life through the interconnected stories of the women living there, including a woman and her six daughters.  The stories involve girlhood, marriage, fire, illness, death, and everything in between, showcasing the beauty and harshness of such a frontier life.

Hallie Dizdarevic directed Quilters, which Barbara Damashek and Molly Newman created.  Scott Anthony provided music direction. 

Following Quilters ,Walden Theatre will present the Young American Shakespeare Festival.  That festival will take place in May.  

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(Image from Walden Theatre)