When the World Was Young: Love Songs and Letters of WWII with Marta Burton

Arts in the Afternoon

When the World Was Young: Love Songs and Letters of WWII with Marta Burton

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018 at 1:30 PM Buy Tickets
Main Stage

Inspired by the voluminous correspondence of Lester and Shirley Halbreich, a young American couple separated by the Second World War, this unique performance created by Marta Burton showcases the love songs of the era, punctuated with the extraordinary letters exchanged by Shirley and Lester during the war. Marta is joined by a musical ensemble led by Hank Troy.

Arts in the Afternoon is a series of weekday afternoon concerts and performances designed to transport you out of the ordinary. Enjoy a variety of styles by professional performers in this intimate series. Refreshments are provided as a part of your ticket, so please stay after the performance to talk with performers, reflect on what you saw, and enjoy social time.