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THE WAVERLY GALLERY

ATLANTIC BEACH EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE REVIEW A BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre () presented a special staged reading of the thought-provoking “” during August 12 – 14, 2016. The production wasn’t part of ABET’s regular season, but was a welcomed addition to our local theatre offerings. ABET’s staging was the Florida premier of the drama, by , which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2001. The playwright’s inspiration was based on memories of his grandmother’s struggles with illness in her later years. The play is set in New York City, in Greenwich …

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Carson Merry Baillie on stage in “The Waverly Gallery”

isn’t taking retirement sitting down. The 89-year-old founder of the is returning to the theatre she created with tonight’s opening of . Directed by Jack Barnard, the reading will be staged Aug 12-14.  “Celia wanted to do something to celebrate our 25th anniversary and she thought it woud be fun to drag me out of retirement,” says Merry Baillie. “I was ready to go, honey. I miss it like crazy. You can never to be sure somebody my age can still do it so we had to make sure I was still able to do it. The mind is still …

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october, 2021

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