This holiday season, Central Florida families are invited to enjoy a home-grown story as it takes the stage for the very first time. Local author, and my mother’s long-time friend, Yvonne David’s book Out of the Apple Orchard will make its debut as a play on December 19 at the Orlando Repertory Theatere.
Inspired by Charles Dickens, Yvonne’s historical fiction story contains a lesson about making up for any wrongdoings and is filled with humor and heart. The Orlando Premiere of Out of the Apple Orchard is a wonderful family outing during the holiday season.
About Out of the Apple Orchard
In the fall of 1910, a Jewish family, recent immigrants from the Old Country, moves from The Lower East Side of New York City to the hamlet of Mountaindale in the Catskills for fresh country air. Papa is too sick to work and food is scarce. On his way to school, twelve-year-old Adam is hungry and sees the apples in the orchard. He cannot resist the ripe, red fruit. A spunky young lad, Adam hides the apples in his cap, a hand-me-down from Papa and two sizes too big. But when the farmer has to climb farther up the tree to pick apples during a terrible storm, slips off the ladder and badly gashes his leg, Adam has more to face than the angry farmer.
The Out of the Apple Orchard Orlando premiere will be performed at the Orlando Repertory Theatere for five performances December 19 – 22, 2016. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students/seniors and $14 for children. (Recommended for children 8+.) Net proceeds of the Orlando premiere to benefit Jewish Family Services and St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Tickets for the show can be purchased online for the following shows.
- Monday, December 19 at 7:30 pm
- Tuesday, December 20 at 7:30 pm
- Wednesday, December 21 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm
- Thursday, December 22 at 7:30 pm
Attend the opening performance on Monday, December 19 and join the author for a special meet and greet and reception before the show. Tickets for the opening night reception are also available online.
Learn more about Out of the Apple Orchard here.
Bring the story home, Out of the Apple Orchard is available on Amazon.