"The Almost True and Truly Remarkable Adventures of Israel Potter," a new play based on a true story and a Herman Melville novel, opens Oldcastle Theatre's 47th season on Friday, June 15.
Adapted by Joe Bravaco and Larry Rosler, this ensemble piece for six actors tells the story of young Israel Potter, who is farming in the Berkshires when a shot rings out beginning the American Revolution. Israel leaves Betty, his true love, to fight the by fortifying Bunker Hill against 3,000 British soldiers.
The production runs through June 24. There is an added performance this season on Sunday evenings at 7:30. For additional information or reservations call 802-447-0564 or visit the theatre's website:www.oldcastletheatre.org.
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