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Play - Ladysitting by Lorene Cary. 2 pm Arden Theatre

Thursday, February 8, 2024, 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Arden Theatre
40 N. 2nd St.

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mary Flournoy
Registration is required before Monday, January 15, 2024 at 8:00 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
If you cannot come, please email NO LATER THAN JAN. 16th. If you cancel AFTER that date, your payment will NOT be refunded.
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East Falls Village presents A Special Matinee of

Ladysitting -a play based on Lorene Cary’s book

Thursday, February 8 at 2:00 pm

Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2nd St.

$26 per ticket

Lorene Cary and her husband, the Rev. Robert Smith, lived in East Falls from 2005 to 2012 when he was the rector of the Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd.

Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century is Cary’s account of how the family took her 100-year-old Nana “into the rectory” in the spring of 2007.  Everything changed for them after she moved in: day-to-day life, family relationships – and even the Nana they knew. Much of their experiences will be familiar to families who have suddenly been thrust into caregiving. She writes about the problem of finding the right caregivers, about a long and frustrating struggle with Medicare, and about the blessings of hospice.  Nana died in the winter of 2008.

Cary has adapted her book as a play, now having its world premiere at the Arden Theatre Co.

East Falls Village has arranged for group tickets on Thursday, February 8 at 2 pm. The play is expected to run 90 minutes, with no intermission.

Tickets are limited and the DEADLINE TO RESERVE YOUR TICKET(S) is Jan. 15.

Email with your name and the number of tickets requested. Guests are welcome.

Tickets are $26 each, checks payable to EFCC -EFV. No refunds after Jan. 17.

East Falls Village members may register and pay for a single ticket on the East Falls Village Calendar, but should email if they wish to order more than one ticket.

Anyone may register by emailing and then sending a check to EFCC-EFV, c/o Mary Flournoy, 4055 Ridge Ave., Apt. 1301, Philadelphia, PA 19129.

Tickets will be held at the Box Office that day under "East Falls Village." Assistive Listening Devices are available at the Box Office; leave a photo ID.