World War I: A Theatrical Review

World War I: A Theatrical Review

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2:00pm
$5 admission
Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way East, Massillon

Experience the human hardships and triumphs of World War I in a patriotic program which includes poetry, a dramatic play Dear Mother by Sandra Perlman, music, a reunion, and more.

MassMu galleries will be open before and after the performance. Complements the
Stark County in the Great War which closes following the performance.

Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

About the Plays Dear Mother and Dear Mother & All

Dear Mother & All is a play written by Sandra Perlman, based on the actual letters between a 19-year-old boy, his family, friends and relatives in Massillon, Ohio during a few months in 1918 while he served as a Marine in World War I.

The play is based on letters preserved in the Massillon Museum archives, originally funded by the Ohio Humanities (1989).

To read more about this play or to download the script, please visit playwright Sandra Perlman's website.

Questions may be directed to Producer Mandy Altimus Pond or Director David Harding.

Funded in part by:

Media Coverage

Spotlight on Massillon: Play complements WWI exhibit

September 19, 2017, Massillon Independent


Charles Vernon Brown, 1918
Collection Massillon Museum (84.97.282)


Watch the 1989 Performance

Watch the 1989 performance at the Lincoln Theatre, Massillon, Ohio by clicking the links or view below:
Part I    |    Part II

1989 Performance Dear Mother and All, Act I

1989 Performance Dear Mother and All, Act II


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