Mann tells ‘American Tales’

Nov 30, 2012
Pictured from left performing “American Tales” at Lincolnville Central School are Beverly Mann, Millie Santiago and Elise Voigt.

Newcastle — Belfast actor and mask performer Beverly Mann is performing as part of Heartwood Regional Theatre Company’s “American Tales,” an original production currently touring Midcoast schools as part of Heartwood’s school outreach program. A public performance of “American Tales” is set for Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Parker Poe Theater at Lincoln Academy, on Academy Hill Road. Tickets are $10, $5 for students. Tickets will be available at the door beginning 6:30 p.m.; there are no reservations for this show.

Designed for students, “American Tales” is 50 minutes of classic story telling, with three tall tales from varying parts of America. The show begins with Elise Voigt’s telling of the Pawnee Native American legend “Mud Pony.” Voigt, Millie Santiago and Mann continue with the Bayou tale of “Wiley and the Hairy Man”; and “Dust Devil” by children’s book author Anne Isaacs. For more information, visit

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