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Performance: Love Letters

February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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One event on February 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

- $15

A romance, a comedy, a drama. Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Romantically attached, they continue to exchange letters through the boarding school and college years—where Andy goes on to excel at Yale and law school, while Melissa flunks out of a series of “good schools.” While Andy is off at war Melissa marries, but her attachment to Andy remains strong and she continues to keep in touch as he marries, becomes a successful attorney, gets involved in politics and, eventually, is elected to the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, her marriage in tatters, Melissa dabbles in art and gigolos, drinks more than she should, and becomes estranged from her children. Eventually she and Andy do become involved in a brief affair, but it is really too late for both of them.

Over the years, they are friends, confidants, lovers. This is a great piece to celebrate relationships for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s performance includes Champagne and Chocolate $20.
Other performances $15. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

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February 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Lyric Center for the Arts
510 Chestnut St.
Virginia, 55792
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