Venue Details

28 Star Starred
Whittier Center Theatre
7630 S. Washington Ave. Whittier, CA 90602
562-754-5282
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Dwaine Swett
Free parking available on the street or adjacent parking lot.
Laura travel Feb 17 2014 star this tip starred
Albert R.
snack food and drinks at intermission were only $1 each
On Golden Pond dining Nov 24 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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53 reviews
-42 stars
attended Feb 26 2011

The show was focussed on the experiences of pioneer women and the importance of quilting in their lives and stories. It was well done and I found the stories easy to relate to, although my husband did not enjoy the play. It is definitely told...continued

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89 stars
attended Mar 04 2011

A show that centered around songs and narration that told stories of the lives of pioneer women that are seldom heard. Great performances by all. Highly recommended.

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0 stars
attended Mar 05 2011

great fun and very friendly. staging and acting was great. felt great to be there.

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Website

http://whittiercommunitytheatre.org/Current%20Production.htm

Quotes & Highlights

Read more about Quilters co-author and composer Barbara Damashek.

Description

Quilts are more than just lovely blankets made of scraps. Pioneer women, with no money and few outlets for recreation, banded together to sew and socialize. Using the goods at their disposal, they created a form of folk art and sometimes unwittingly, sometimes knowingly, they chronicled their lives in the squares of their quilts. Quilters is a lively look in words, song, dance, and quilts, at what that uniquely American experience was all about. From the plains of Texas to a Soddy in Nebraska, through blizzards and prairie fires, hard times and good, we watch a very special quilt come together. Join us for an evening that will touch and inspire.

About the Ticket Supplier: Whittier Community Theatre

Founded in 1922, the Whittier Community Theatre presents a four-show season in the attractive, refurbished 396-seat Center Theatre, located in the Whittier Community Center. WCT has been in continuous operation since its inception making it the oldest non-profit amateur theatre west of the Mississippi.