Going to St. Ives

Going To St. Ives

Opens at Gloucester Stage

Special Ticket Prices For Opening Week

Gloucester Stage proudly presents Lee Blessing’s Going To St. Ives from July 17 through August 3 in the air-conditioned comfort of Gloucester Stage at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Directed by Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Eric C. Engel, Academy Award nominee Lindsay Crouse and Elliot Norton Award winner Jacqui Parker unite for Lee Blessing’s engrossing and provocative work. The lives of two powerful women, an affluent English doctor and the mother of an African dictator, become irrevocably intertwined in this captivating juxtaposition of black and white, order and chaos, heroism and hell. Longtime Gloucester resident Lindsay Crouse returns to Gloucester Stage after starring in last season’s GSC hit, The Belle of Amherst. Boston actress Jacqui Parker who appeared in last season’s Ponies also returns to Gloucester Stage. Special performances include the Pay What You Can Saturday matinee on July 19 at 3 p.m. For this Saturday matinee only the ticket price is Pay What You Can. A limited amount of discount tickets are available to Cape Ann residents for all Wednesday and Thursday 8 p.m. performances. For these performances only, Cape Ann residents can purchase half price tickets for $17.50. Advance reservations are strongly suggested to ensure tickets at the discounted price Year round Cape Ann residents must identify themselves as Cape Ann residents when making a reservation and proof of residency must be presented at the box office the night of the performance. The performance schedule for Going To St. Ives is Thursday, July 17 through Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m.; Wednesday, July 23 through Saturday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 30 through Saturday, August 2 at 8 p.m.; Saturday matinees on July 19, July 26 and August 2 at 3 p.m. and Sunday performances on July 20, July 27 and August 3 at 4 p.m. The ticket prices are $35 for all regular performances. For reservations or further information, call the Gloucester Stage Box Office at 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.