Summer Program Friday Nights
Friday, June 19, 2020    7:00 PM
CANCELED "Sondheim Move Over! There's a New Kid in Town" with Professor Charles Whalen. Jason Robert Brown's latest work, The Last Five Years, (one of Gretna Theater's 2020 lineup) is being regarded as Sondheim-esque by some scholars. Explore and come to your own conclusions.

 
Friday, June 26, 2020    7:00 PM
CANCELED "Women and Children Last" Whether trafficking, conflict, poverty, gender bias or climate change, women and girls encounter many obstacles in our world. David Radcliff of New Community Project shares stories and photos from the global sisterhood, along with ideas for how to provide them a better chance for a better life. 

 
Friday, July 03, 2020    7:00 PM
 “James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens: Lancaster Neighbors but Not Friends. Jean-Paul Benowitz illustrates the similarities and differences of two neighbors in Lancaster City who have impacted American history in two very different ways as well as explaining their connections to local history.

 
Friday, July 10, 2020    7:00 PM
Local Ironmasters:Huber, Stiegel, Coleman. Colonial charcoal iron production demanded the first organization of labor and community in our region, and had lasting effects on to our heritage and history; with Dick Martin.
 
*** Thursday, July 16, 2020    10:00 AM
"Confronting the Holocaust: A Teacher's Experience Visiting Holocaust Sites in Poland" with David Dunsavage. 
 
Friday, July 31, 2020    7:00 PM
" Innocent!" Kirk Noble Bloodsworth is a former Maryland waterman and the first American sentenced to death to be exonerated post-conviction by DNA testing. Part of The Innoncence Project, find more details at https://www.innocenceproject.org/cases/kirk-bloodsworth/ Suggested minimum donation $5. 

 
Friday, August 21, 2020    7:00 PM
For Fun It's a Wonderful Toy: Toys With Pennsylvania Roots" Slinky and Monopoly are familiar names to us. Susan Asbury, lecturer in American Studies at PSU-Harrisburg  PA toy companies. Bring a toy to share!

 
Friday, August 28, 2020    6:00 PM
Play readings with Kevin Pry.