— Part One of Horton Foote's The Orphans' Home Cycle.
|On Sale||nov 09, 2009|
|Preview||nov 05, 2009|
|Closing||may 08, 2010|
3 hrs. (2 Intermission)
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Set in the fictitious town of Harrison, Texas and based partly on the childhood of playwright Horton Foote's father and the courtship and marriage of his parents, “The Orphans’ Home Cycle" spans the lives of three families over three decades.
The Story of a Childhood begins at the turn of the 20th century and follows Horace Robedaux in his formative years. It includes the plays Roots in a Parched Ground, Convicts and Lily Dale.
What Is The Orphans’ Home Cycle: The Story of a Childhood Like?
Three plays may seem like a lot for one evening, but these one-acts draw you in like the opening pages of an absorbing novel. You’ll fall in love with plucky Horace as you meet his eccentric relatives ...