The Drama of the Dram: A Play Reading & Discussion
2 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01608
This temperance melodrama was written in 1844 and quickly became one of the most popular plays of the nineteenth-century. This program will feature actors reading selections from The Drunkard including the famous depiction of the delirium tremens that made the work so unforgettable in its time. The program will also contain a scholarly presentation exploring nineteenth century American theater practices and the temperance reform movement. Presented in collaboration with the Hanover Lyceum Series.
A small reception will follow the discussion.
This "All Access Hanover Lyceum Series" event is free for members of The Hanover Theatre, partners, and their guests. Full price tickets are $10 for the general public. Please call the Hanover Theatre box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.