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Andy’s Summer Playhouse: The making of a hero

  • Andy’s Summer Playhouse’s “My Hero” is written and directed by Wyckham Avery.  Courtesy Photo—

  • Andy’s Summer Playhouse’s “My Hero” runs in the area from July 30 through Aug. 14. Courtesy

  • Andy’s Summer Playhouse “My Hero” cast rehearses (from left to right) Amelia Phinney, Kate Tanner, Rin Pitts and Shea Butler. Courtesy Photo—


Thursday, August 02, 2018 3:7PM

Andy’s Summer Playhouse invites you to join us for this world premiere touring show, My Hero, written and directed by Wyckham Avery.

My Hero, for audiences of all ages, runs through Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Yellow Barn adjacent Andy’s. General Admission tickets are $16 for adults and $8 for youth/seniors aged 18 and under and 65 and up, and may be purchased online at andyssummerplayhouse.org, at the Andy’s Summer Playhouse box office, or via phone at (603) 654-2613. To RSVP for press coverage, please email andyssummerplayhouse@gmail.com.

What makes someone a hero? Are they brave, shrewd, strong, smart, plucky, clever, gutsy or even perspicacious? Join a group of travelers as they share their stories of heroes to pass the time on their pilgrimage to create change in the world. Along the journey you will discover new heroes from around the world and right in your neighborhood.

“At first, I didn’t know how to approach the theme of Legacy for this summer, so I thought about my own career path and the people who inspired me and helped me achieve what I have so far. Granny D of Dublin, N.H. seemed the perfect subject. She was one of my first directors in our church pageants and taught me to use my voice so people could hear me and understand what I was saying. Later, she taught me to use my voice to talk about what is important to me. I’m hoping this helps the next generation in the same way. I want to continue her legacy.”

Show schedule:

Saturday, Aug. 4: Mason Town Hall at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 7: Milford Town Hall at 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.: Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living

Wednesday, Aug.8: Crotched Mountain School at 1 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 9: Cedarcrest School at 10:15 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 10: Wilton Public Library at 2 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 13: Nashua Public Library at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 14: Andy’s Summer Playhouse at 5 p.m.