FANWOOD, NJ - Noted American actress Annette Winter is bringing her one-woman show MARTHA WASHINGTON to the Fanwood Memorial Library on Wednesday, April 10th at 7:30 pm. This program is part of the Listen and Learn at the Library series which is funded by the Friends of the Fanwood Memorial Library.
Annette Winter embodies Martha Washington, the wife of the first President of the United States, and captivates the audience with her stories of Colonial social life, schooling, young widow-hood and remarriage. She also describes living through the turbulence and anguish of the Revolutionary War with England and, ultimately, the birth of a victorious new nation.
Annette has had a long and varied career as an actress and director. She has directed and appeared at the historic Darress Theater (Boonton, NJ) as Pennelope Pennywise in Urinetown, and in The Enchanted Players’ Fund Raiser, Broadway and Beyond, for which John Hammel (appearing as GW) received a Perry Award, as well as numerous other productions.
Her directing credits there include Rapunzel, Broadway and Beyond, Mr. Scrooge, Sordid Lives, Steel Magnolias, Wait Until Dark, and Little Women, among many others. Favorite roles include, the Luce in Boys from Syracuse, Miss Jones and Smitty (not at the same time) in How to Succeed and Charlotte in A Little Night Music, among others. Annette also appeared in the Broadway Production, The Prince of Grand Street, as Mrs. Schumaker starring Robert Preston.
This program is free and open to the community and sponsored by the Friends of the Fanwood Memorial Library. To register for this event or to learn more information this and other events, please contact the library at 908 322-6400, check our events calendar at www.fanwoodlibrary.org, and ‘friend us’ at Facebook.