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The World’s Stage Theatre Company Presents The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at the Villa Terrace

Thursday and Friday, October 29 and 30

By - Oct 23rd, 2015 07:00 pm

Milwaukee, WI – The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum and The World’s Stage Theatre Company are proud to announce a special Halloween staged reading of Washington Irving’s The Legends of Sleepy Hollow directed by Christopher Cook. For two nights only, Thursday and Friday October 29 and 30, starting at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance from Brown Paper Tickets at the following link: , or $12 at the door the night of the performance.

About The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
All is not what it seems in the quiet town of Sleepy Hollow. The year is 1795. Ichabod Crane, a schoolmaster arrives and takes up residence in the quaint town. Strange events begin to occur as he takes up relations with Katrina, the heiress of the Van Tassel fortune. A romantic rivalry brews for her affections. Cautionary tales of ghosts, ghouls and a headless horsemen, seeking revenge frighten the town. Dark secrets are revealed as the town’s fate unfolds!

“…tapestry of words painted in rich images, magic and suspense abound in this tale of dark humor and gothic horror.” – Forward

FEATURING: Kirk Thomsen, Josh Scheibe, Samantha Martinson, Andrew Voss, David Rothrock, Greg Ryan, Posy Knight, Amie Losi, Oliver Wolf, Maggie McGwin, Glenn Widdicombe, Thom Cauley, Hayley Cotton, Katie Merriman, Eric Scherrer, Mark Flagg

Directed and coordinated by, Artistic Director – Gretchen Mahkorn


Buy Online:

Or available at door prior to performances while supplies last.

General Admission Online: $10.00
General Admission At Door: $12.00


Past works include, “Dutchman” by LeRoi Jones, “Seminar” by Theresa Rebeck, “Phaedra’s Love” by Sarah Kane, “The McDonagh Festival – A celebration of Martin McDonagh”, “punkplay” by Gregory S. Moss, “The Unseen” by Craig Wright, “Project: Working Title – A look into the play-writing process”, “Amadeus” by Peter Shaffer, and the Off-Broadway debut of, “Waiting… A Song Cycle” at the Cherry

About Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
Overlooking Lake Michigan, this Italian Renaissance-style villa was designed by architect David Adler in 1923. Originally the residence of Lloyd Smith of the A.O. Smith Corporation and his family, the museum features fine and decorative arts dating from the 15th through the 18th centuries, wrought-iron masterpieces by Milwaukee’s most important craftsman Cyril Colnik, a formal Renaissance garden, changing exhibitions by local, regional, and international artists, and community events including theater, literature, poetry, arts education, and special events. More information at

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