2017-2018 Wright Chapel Series

WordStage performs regularly at the Wright Chapel of Lakewood Presbyterian Church.  The church is located at 14502 Detroit Avenue Lakewood, Ohio 44107  (CLICK HERE for a Map and Directions).  Attendance of these performances is by free will donation to support WordStage performances and it’s performers.  All performances are at 7:30 PM.  Click the images below for more information about each performance.

Ambrose Bierce

Friday, October 27, 2017  |  7:30 PM
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer.  Bierce’s book The Devil’s Dictionary was named as one of “The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature” by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.

Stories and Poems for the New Year

Friday, January 5, 2018  |  7:30 PM
The turning of the calendar from one year to the next has always been a time of reflection and hope. We present a selection of the well-known and not so well-known of these classics on New Year’s themes.

The Courtship of George and Martha Washington

Friday, February 16, 2018  |  7:30 PM
We present historical accounts of their courtship and marriage from memoirs of family and friends, as well as the surviving correspondence between the two over the course of their married life.

Tales and Poems from the Emerald Isle

Friday, March 16, 2018  |  7:30 PM
Folklore, ancient and new, is the study of tradition: how it develops, how it persists, and how it is constantly changing.

T.S. Eliot’s “Murder in the Cathedral”

Friday, May 18, 2018  |  7:30 PM
Based on the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170. Praised for its poetically masterful handling of issues of faith, politics, and the common good.