The Pasadena Museum of History Presents An Afternoon with Louisa May Alcott

first_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Beloved American author Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) will return to life in a special Living History presentation on Sunday, March 15, 2:00 p.m. at The Shakespeare Club.Performance artist, author, and educator Valerie Weich will portray Alcott, whose novels Little Women and its sequels continue to win new generations of fans. As the famed author, Weich will speak on Alcott’s views about her fame, as well as discuss women’s inequality and women’s suffrage, her experience as a Civil War nurse, the abolitionist movement, and transcendental philosophy.This program is presented by Pasadena Museum of History; funding is generously provided by the Living History Centre Fund.Tickets are $12 General; $10 Museum & Shakespeare Club Members. Pre-paid reservations are required and available online at or by calling 1.800.838.8006. The Shakespeare Club is located at 171 South Grand Avenue, Pasadena. Free parking is available in the Shakespeare Club lot and on the street.About the PerformerValerie Weich made her debut as Louisa May Alcott for Pasadena Museum of History in April 2003, in an original, one-woman presentation, The Late Louisa May. She subsequently developed the performance into an educational outreach program (Literary Lives) and has since performed for more than 8,000 students in the Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Alhambra, and Los Angeles Unified School Districts. She has also made numerous appearances in a variety of venues for audiences of all ages.Weich has also portrayed Pasadena arts patron Eva Scott Fenyes (1849-1930) for PMH and is developing a one-woman presentation, Frankenstein’s Mother: An Evening with Mary Shelley. She curated her first art exhibition at the South Pasadena Public Library in October 2018, Frankenstein Meets Little Women: A Monster Mash that included eleven artists celebrating the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein and the 150th anniversary of Little Women.A member of the Horror Writers Association, Weich is currently a Bram Stoker Award® nominee in the Short Non-Fiction category. Her article titled “Lord Byron’s Whipping Boy: Dr. John William Polidori and the 200th Anniversary of The Vampyre” was published in Famous Monsters of Filmland, No. 291 (October 2019). She is also a nominee for a Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award. HerbeautyThese Lipsticks Are Designed To Make Your Teeth Appear Whiter!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like An Eye-Candy And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Female Celebs Women Love But Men Find UnattractiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff Make a comment Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Events Previews The Pasadena Museum of History Presents An Afternoon with Louisa May Alcott On Sunday, March 15, 2:00 pm at The Shakespeare Club of Pasadena STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 2:31 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy center_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe First Heatwave Expected Next Week 108 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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