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Daddy Long Legs
June 17 @ 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2022
One event on June 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Presented by the Fine Arts Guild of the Rockies, Estes Park Community Theater, this is a Cinderella story appropriate for all ages.
Jerusha Abbott is the “Oldest Orphan in the John Grier Home” until a mysterious benefactor decides to send her to college to be educated as a writer. Required to write him a letter once a month, she is never to know the benefactor’s identity – so she invents one for him: Daddy Long Legs. Although she knows that he will never respond to her letters, she grows more and more fond of this elusive and kindly “old” gentleman. But another relationship soon begins to develop in Jerusha’s life. Jervis Pendleton is the well-do-do, “youngish” uncle of one of Jerusha’s roommates, who introduces her to a world of literature, travel and adventure. Through her correspondence with Daddy Long Legs and her growing intimacy with Jervis, Jerusha’s letters chronicle her emergence as a delightfully independent “New American Woman.” Yet, there is one startling fact that Jerusha has yet to uncover – a fact that will change her life forever.
Tickets are available at fineartsguild.org