Family concert benefits the Waldo

Multi-media celebration of winter

Dec 07, 2018
Rehearsing for “The Little Fir Tree” show are, seated in front, Devin Fletcher; and, in back from left, Sophie Davis, Ju-Young Lee and Josie Davis

Waldoboro — The Waldo Theatre is presenting a family-friendly benefit concert Saturday, Dec. 8, at 4:30 p.m. at the Broad Bay Congregational UCC, 941 Main St./Route 22 in the village.

The concert will celebrate winter and the holiday season through a reading of Margaret Wise Brown’s beloved children’s book “The Little Fir Tree.” The reading by local actress Devin Fletcher will be accompanied by projections of Barbara Cooney’s award-winning illustrations and live music performed by violinists Josie and Sophie Davis, violist Colin Wheatley and cellist Ju-Young Lee.

A reception with cookies and hot drinks provided by Laura Cabot Catering will follow the performance. Admission is by donation, suggested at $12; children admitted for free. Proceeds from the event will benefit the renovation and restoration of the historic Waldo Theatre, one of Waldoboro’s most treasured gathering places.

For more information, email info@thewaldotheatre.org or visit waldotheatre.org.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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