Play: “Lettice & Lovage”
Performers: The Road Less Traveled Community Theatre Company
Times/dates: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 9-10; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 11.
Site: 111 First St., Farley, Iowa.
Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for students. Tickets are available at the door.
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes.
The plot follows the adventures of a tour guide who works in the dullest manor house in London and a woman who works for the Preservation Trust.
- “Lettice & Lovage” was written by Peter Shaffer.
- The play was written for Dame Maggie Smith, who won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Lettice Douffet.
Quotable, from director Jennifer Maki
- “I chose this play not because of my deep appreciation for the playwright’s work but also the profound desire of Lettice to be above the ‘mere.’”
- “It is an inspiration for those who look to be something more and are brave enough to seize the opportunity to do so.”