Produced by the Elks Opera House Foundation, award-winning playwright Micki Shelton’s play premieres July 7-15, 2012, on the beautifully restored Elks Opera House stage, 117 E. Gurley St, Prescott, Arizona
We hope you’ll be a part of this celebration.
“Even if you’ve known Mary Colter only by her buildings, it was obvious there was a unique person and creative vision behind them. This play brings Colter alive, her personality, her vision, her struggles. And it turns our that Fred Harvey, who is often merely a face on a shopping bag, also has an interesting story behind him.”
~ Don Lago, Grand Canyon Historian
Sparkling with fire and wit, Micki Shelton’s play re-imagines the relationship between ground-breaking architect Mary Jane Colter and pioneering hotelier Fred Harvey who has been credited with “civilizing” the West. Straddling the border between historical and alternate realities, their story is interwoven with the beauty and culture of the indigenous people of the Southwest. [read more]
When: July 7, 13, & 14, 2012 at 7:30 p.m., July 8 & 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Elks Opera House, 117 E. Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ.
Buy tickets online by clicking here or by calling our the Elks Opera House Box Office at 928.777.1370 Tuesday – Friday from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Buy tickets for the PREVIEW on July 6th by clicking here.
Meet the Arizona Centennial cast of Fred and Mary here.
Supporting the Full Stage Production
The premier production of Fred and Mary, produced by the Elks Opera House Foundation with the Elks Opera House will take place on the Elks Opera House stage as a part of Arizona’s Centennial Celebration in July 2012. Director Kate Hawkes will be holding auditions in January, 2012.
Already proven an audience pleaser through stage readings throughout northern Arizona, Fred and Mary transports Arizonans back in time to our state’s pioneering past. Elks Opera House audiences will encounter some of the historic figures who made Arizona what it is today.
A production like this requires significant community support — yours!
When you become a Fred and Mary Centennial Contributor, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you have helped support the 2012 Arizona Centennial Celebration. In addition, you will receive well-deserved recognition.* You may choose from the following circles of support. OR Click here to Join the Journey to Opening, a special opportunity offered to only 20 people.