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ACT Presents: Desire Under the Elms
February 14 - February 24
Artists Collaborative Theatre presents: Desire Under the Elms, scheduled from February 14-24 and March 7-17, 2019, in Elkhorn City, KY.
About Desire Under the Elms
An American literary classic, Desire Under the Elms follows the tragic story of a widower and his sons and each of their competitive struggle for recognition and inheritance. Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion. Hating him, and sharing his greed, are his sons bore from two prior wives Cabot overworked into early graves. Most bitter of these sons is Eben, whose mother had owned most of the farm, and therefore believes he should be sole heir. When the old man brings home a new wife, Anna, she becomes a fierce contender to inherit the farm. The family splinters as some members leave for new opportunities while others stay and succumb to desire, fear, vengeance, and rage.
About ACT Theatre
Artists Collaborative Theatre in Elkhorn City, KY is excited to be entering its 16thseason as Kentucky’s most award-winning community theatre! With an array of shows in our 2018-19 lineup, including comedies, tragedies, musicals, there is something for everyone. As always, shows at ACT run on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and on Sundays at 3 pm. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit us online at www.ACT4.org or on Facebook for quick responses every day of the week.