By Tim Firth
In the Daniel & Belle Fangmeyer Theatre
Directed by Erin McCarson
Weekends June 16 – July 2
They dropped everything for a good cause…
When personal loss hits Annie, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. But how? They manage to persuade four fellow Women’s Institute members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar. This laugh out loud comedy is full of poignant moments – about friendship, determination and hope; about loss in many forms; about the importance of acceptance; about knowing when to let go. Based on the true story of eleven older women who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund, Calendar Girls opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2009 and has since become the fastest-selling play in British theatre history.
May contain partial nudity, mild language. Suitable for all audiences.