Cabaret Theater at its finest!

The Ridgefield Theater Barn, in partnership with the Ridgefield Historical Society and The Meetinghouse is presenting Eccentric Women of Ridgefield, based on the writings and performances of Dr. Darla Shaw.

Adapted for the stage by Stephen Robbins and directed by Linda Seay, the play is presented without intermission.

Sunday, January 29 at 2 pm.

Tickets $25

The Meetinghouse                                                                               605 Ridgebury Rd.                                                                   Ridgefield, CT.                                                                           

Reception to follow in Shields Hall.

Featuring Sheri Rak, Benna Strober, Charlotte Hampden, and Emily Volpintesta, the production includes special guest Barb Fulton Jennes, the Poet Laureate of Ridgefield. The true story narratives spotlight Sarah Bishop, the hermit who lived in a “cave” on West Mountain Road during the period following the Revolutionary War;  Mary Louise Beatrice Olcott, who took over her father’s palatial estate, Casagmo, on Main Street in the early 1900s, and worked diligently to improve Ridgefield and “helped to advance the cause of suffragists across the nation”; Jacqueline Seligmann, a French heiress in the 1940s who came to live on Barrack Hill then “fell from grace,” fame, and fortune to a life filled with hundreds of cats as her only companions; and Carmela Sabilia, an immigrant from Italy who came to Georgetown in 1898, and in the 1920s and 1930s she became known as the Peanut Lady of Branchville Road. 

 

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Since 1965

Here at the “Barn” we are celebrating our 56th season providing quality live theater to Ridgefield and the surrounding communities. Our heated, air-conditioned theater offers a comfortable, intimate setting with cabaret seating for most events. We have accessible restrooms and a comfortable reception gallery on the main level. Doors open one hour prior to curtain and seating is cabaret style with our audience members  invited to bring their food and beverage of choice to enjoy before the show and during intermission.