Enjoy summer afternoons on The Mount’s view-rich Terrace while listening to professional actors read short stories written by Wharton and her contemporaries. Gardens are open for strolling. Wine and other light refreshments are available for purchase.
The readings begin at 5 pm on the Terrace.
On June 27, “A Jury of her Peers” by Susan Glaspell, reader to be announced
On July 11, Mary Anne Grammer will read “The Purloined Letter” by Edgar Allan Poe.
On July 18, Sally-Jane Heit will read “The Mission of Jane” by Edith Wharton.
On July 25, Marilyn D. Hunter will read “Scarlet Stockings” by Louisa May Alcott.
On August 1, Anne Undeland will read “The Pretext” by Edith Wharton.
On August 8, Airel Bock will read “The New Dress” by Virginia Woolf and “The Necklace” by Guy De Maupassant
On August 15, H. Tod Randolph will read “Europe” by Henry James
On August 22, Gail Ryan will read, “Miss Peck’s Promotion”by Sarah Orne Jewett
On August 29, Joan Combs will read “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
This series is sponsored by Berkshire Magazine. Berkshire Magazine tells the stories and reflects the natural allure of our region, exploring the arts, the homes, the cultural treasures and the attractions with a local authoritative voice.
The Mount is a Massachusetts Cultural Council UP designated organization welcoming participants of all disabilities. Please contact 413-551-5100 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss accommodations needed to participate fully in this event. Caregivers are admitted free-of-charge.