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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • Reading of 'A Christmas Carol' at Grey Towers

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  • LET'S GO
    WHAT: Dramatic reading of "A Christmas Carol"
    WHERE: Grey Towers Mansion, Milford
    WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.
    COST: $20 each
    INFO: 570-296-9625
    MILFORD TWP. - Tickets are on sale for A Christmas Carol, at Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford. The dramatic presentation will be offered Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.
    Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased on line at www.greytowers.org or by calling 570-296-9625, in person at Grey Towers, Monday through Friday, or by mail with a check to Grey Towers Heritage Association, PO Box 188, Milford, PA, 18337. Because of the limited number of tickets, no reservations can be held without payment.
    The dramatic readings kick off a two week special holiday tour season at Grey Towers where guided tours will occur of the three floors of the mansion, beautifully decorated for the season by the US Forest Service and the Milford Garden Club. The tours are offered at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. every day from Dec. 9 through Dec. 21.
    Now in its 32nd year, "A Christmas Carol" dramatic reading will be performed by Joe Plummer
    Jr., founder and director of ‘Gotta Kid To Feed Productions,’ a digital media company, and Therese Plummer, an actor and voice over artist living and working in New York City. Both are the children of Joe Plummer Sr. of Delaware, who performed the readings for the first 30 years and recently retired.
    Joe Plummer Jr. has created video content for brands and individuals for a long time. After cutting his teeth in network television (truTV, Food Network, HGTV) .
    Therese Plummer is an actor and award winning voice over artist living and working in New
    York City. She has had roles in many forms of entertainment. She is also an award winning narrator of audio books and records for USDA Forest Service, PO Box 188, Milford, PA 18337
    Dramatic readings were a popular form of entertainment when Grey Towers was occupied by the Pinchot family in the late 1800s through mid-twentieth century. The US Forest Service and Grey Towers Heritage Association re-create the literary programs with readings and dramatizations.
    For more information on events at Grey Towers, call 570-296-9630 or visit the website at www.fs.fed.us/gt.
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