The tremendous heart-warming story of an incredible friendship
and bond between a teacher, Annie Sullivan, and her deaf and blind student, Helen Keller. Set in
Tuscumbia, Alabama, Helen contracts an illness at 18 months old that leaves her blind and deaf. Her
parents, who pity and spoil their afflicted daughter, are desperate to have order, hire a young Annie
Sullivan to try and reach the mind of Helen. After many battles and disciplined weeks together, Annie
breaks through to Helen, giving her a connection to language and all the world has to offer.
Setting: Keller homestead in Tuscumbia, Alabama.
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Last Call at Chez Mort
Saturday, June 3, 2017
7 - 10 PM
Return to the Golden age of the 1940's and the famous night club Chez Mort which was the scene of an unusual crime. As newspapers of the day reported: "Ingenue 'Sweet Sue' Blutowsky was mysteriously and fatally cut short during her debut singing performance. Inspector Constantine was quick on the scene to investigate the strange circumstances surrounding the shocking events. In attendance that night was the infamous hoodlum Big Suit Stu and his foreign henchman. Was he the culprit? Or the ditzy French Emcee Jean Paul Truffaut? Journey back in time and join the good inspector on that fateful evening and find out for yourself.
An elegant evening of dinner, dance, drinks and (playful) danger.
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