LITTLETON -- Ayer resident Leah Robinson and Groton residents Larry Lickteig and Roman Meneghini, will be performing in the refreshing telling of the favorite story, Anne of Green Gables, true to the much beloved book.

Show dates are Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 25, 26, Nov. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7:30; and a matinee on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m.

Performances will be held at The Cannon Theatre, 410 Great Road, Littleton. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students, and $10 for children 12 and under. There is a $5 discount off tickets purchased for the first weekend of the show. Tickets can be purchased online at MKTIX by visiting www.thecannontheatre.org, calling 978- 456-0060, or by emailing tickets@thecannontheatre.org.

Since the theater is an intimate, black-box style, tickets are expected to sell out quickly, so patrons are encouraged to purchase their tickets soon.

Adapted by Sylvia Ashby, directed by Boxborough resident Janet Tyndall, and stage managed by Alex Reid from Westford, this family-friendly play has been charming audiences around the world.

Stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother, Matthew, hope to adopt a boy to work on their farm. But the orphanage sends young, be-freckled Anne by mistake, and their lives will never be the same. Her warmth and wit affect everyone around her -- even, eventually, the cold Marilla.


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We follow Anne through her rebellious years, her transformation into a young woman and her romantic pairing with Gilbert.

Made up of a cast of teens as well as adults, this production will bring laughter as well as tears as the audience shares the story of this unconventional girl.

The cast includes Victoria Bourque (Littleton), Kate Carpenter (Marlborough), Kevin Dibble (Westford), Tara Earl (Westford), Bill Hoermann (Acton), Elizabeth Hoermann (Acton), Andrew Keir (Lunenburg), Andrew Pedro (Marlborough), Ellen Simmons (Marlborough), Laura Steele (Hopkinton), Allison Takacs (Acton) and Joanne Wood.

The Cannon Theatre is a small, intimate non-profit 501(c)(3) black-box style theater. Their season includes a fall classic, a children's musical, a spring comedy, a musical, and one children's production during the summer. They offer voice lessons and provide improvisational workshops several times a year.

For information about the theater, email scannon@thecannontheatre.org or call 978-456-0060.