CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CAST !
"The Heritage Tour of the
Historic Savannah Cemetery"
Dreamweavers is looking for actors who would like to reenact one of the personalities listed below. The performance will require memorizing a 2 to 4 minute monologue, attending rehearsal to prepare and performing on Saturday, October 14th from 2 to 8PM at the cemetery. If you have costuming appropriate for the individual, please wear it at the audition.
These are only a few of the amazing people laid to rest here in the Savannah Cemetery, and our hope is that this will be a tradition for our community to continue. These individuals were chosen by the Savannah Cemetery Association to be reenacted during the first Historic Savannah Cemetery Tour.
Elizabeth Patterson PORTRAYED BY Carold Arnold
American theatre, film, and television character actress who gained popular recognition late in her career playing the elderly neighbor Matilda Trumbull in the television comedy series I Love Lucy.
Queen Haley PORTRAYED BY Varand Sevier
Daughter of James Jackson and Easter Jackson
Wife of Alex Haley Sr.
Captain Risden Davis DeFord PORTRAYED BY Greg Franks
Civil War Captain, Hardin County Entrepreneur, Politician
Lon A. Scott-PORTRAYED BY Kelly Jordan
the only Hardin County resident to serve a term in Congress, term: 1921-1923
Mae Hall PORTRAYED BY Kim Poirier
of the Shackelford family, won 2 National Single Titles for Shuffleboard, featured in Sports Illustrated twice
Gillian Holloway PORTRAYED BY Shelby Webb
Her life was cut short in a tragic accident
Hank DeBerry PORTRAYED BY Sam Brown
An American professional baseball player, and scout.
Bolden Rush Harrison PORTRAYED BY David Woerle
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient