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GREEN-WOOD’S “STARS OF THE STAGE” TROLLEY TOUR

Dec 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

| 25;20
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Among Green-Wood’s 560,000 permanent residents are some of the most celebrated personalities of the American stage. On this trolley tour, you’ll discover actors, producers, composers and directors who left their mark on theater history.

With your tour guide, you will explore the world of William Niblo, whose theater in SoHo was the stage for the first American musical The Black Crook, produced in 1866 by William Wheatley; hear the tragic tale of Laura Keene, who was onstage at Ford’s Theatre when Lincoln was assassinated; and learn of Kate Claxton’s harrowing story of the fire that engulfed the Brooklyn Theatre in 1876 and killed 278 people. You’ll also visit Green-Wood’s modern Broadway legends Leonard Bernstein and Fred Ebb, whose songs are mainstays of American popular culture.

Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. If the event is not sold out, walk-ups will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. To make an online reservation or to find out more information, visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080.

Details

Date:
Dec 17, 2016
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
25;20
Website:
http://www.green-wood.com/toursevents

Venue

Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street at 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
Phone:
718-210-3080
Website:
www.green-wood.com/toursevents

Organizer

Harry Weil
Phone:
718-210-3080
Email: