THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE opens February 8. It is a powerful play inspired by a true story. After the tragic crash of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, the women of Lockerbie washed over 11,000 articles of clothing found in the plane's wreckage, and returned them to the victims' families. The play is about their determination to turn an act of hatred into an act of love.
The play is written in the style of a Greek tragedy, but our production is very modern, incorporating video projections and other media to create a unique, theatrical experience, unlike anything seen on our stage before. The original video, and the set, have been designed by one of our recent alumni, Tyler Gabbard.
In keeping with the play's style and theme, we are offering our audience and our school community the opportunity to create their own display of love and hope in response to the recent Sandy Hook tragedy. Building from the Sandy Hook Snowflake drive, the drama club will be creating paper snowflakes to display in our auditorium lobby during the weekend of performances. Audience members can contribute a snowflake by donating $1, or more, to United Way's Sandy Hook School Support Fund. Donations will be accepted after each performance.
Tickets and more info about the show can be found on the CCHS website, www.cchsdrama.org.