by A.R. Gurney
Directed by Teri Loretto Valentik
Starring Pierre Brault and Lucy van Oldenbarneveld
January 29 to February 6, 2016 (Preview January 28)
Tuesday-Saturday at 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m.
Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III are childhood friends who begin a correspondence that will last 50 years. As their lives take very different paths, they share with each other their hopes and dreams, ambitions and disappointments, victories and defeats through their notes, cards and letters.
“A.R. Gurney’s deceptively simple 1988 epistolary two-hander, Love Letters, is that rare work whose emotional richness requires no embellishment in order to become a full-bodied theatrical experience.” – The Hollywood Reporter
Benefit Performance and Songwriters’ Circle Fundraiser
February 4, 2016 at 10 p.m.
Featuring Chris MacLean, Tony Turner, Pat Moore and Tom Lips
In recognition of World Cancer Day on February 4, part of the proceeds from the evening’s performance of Love Letters with be donated to the Ottawa Integrated Cancer Centre (OICC) and there will be a pay-what-you-can fundraising songwriters’ circle and reception after the show presented by The Gladstone’s family member and cancer survivor Lori Jean Hodge. Lori Jean is proud to present four talented Canadian musical acts for an evening of song. Chris MacLean, Tony Turner, Pat Moore and Tom Lips will be performing songs in support of the OICC.