"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
October 29 & 30, 2010

Adapted by Kathryn Schultz Miller
Based on the Classic Short Story by Washington Irving


The story is set circa 1790 in the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town, New York, in a secluded glen called Sleepy Hollow.
It tells the story of Ichabod Crane, a sycophantic, lean lanky, and extremely superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut,
who competes with Abraham "Brom Bones" Van Brunt, the town rowdy, for the hand of 18-year-old Katrina Van Tassel, the
daughter and sole child of a wealthy farmer, Baltus Van Tassel. As Crane leaves a party attended at the Van Tassel home on an
autumn night, he is pursued by the Headless Horseman, who is supposedly the ghost of a Hessian trooper who had his head shot
off by a stray cannonball during "a battle" of the American Revolutionary War, and who "rides forth to the scene of battle
in nightly quest of his head".

"Ichabod" Daniel White
"Male" Jesse Whitehead
"Female" Laura Cowan
"The Headless Horseman" Stewart Shaffer
Director Maryth Gilroy
Set Design John Bessette
Costumes Design Kerri Norris
Lighting Design Darren W. Hales
Sound Design Andrew Tugwell
Hair & Makeup Design Richard Elsom
Stage Manager Evan Harkai

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