Sunday, March 9th, 4:00 p.m.
New Beginnings Church
300 E. Miller St., Elmira
As part of our mission to educate the larger community on the rich and varied history of Woodlawn and our forebearers who are buried there, Friends of Woodlawn will introduce seven notable "Women of Woodlawn" in seven dramatic monologues, researched and written by the actresses themselves. Among them will be escaped slave Lear Green; author Harriet Maxwell Converse, the first woman to be made a chief of the Senecas; and Clara Clemens Gabrilovitsch, daughter of Mark Twain and wife of the Detroit Symphony conductor. Between portrayals there will be organ, piano, guitar and vocal music appropriate to the period and the character. A reception will follow, and a free will offering will be taken.
Thanks to the Elmira Garden Club for their work at the Hal Roach Gravesite. This work is greatly appreciated. See the entire Detroit Free Press article for more.
Friends has partnered with the Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes. We look forward to working with them on future projects!