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The HdG Arts Collective presents: Ichabod Crane, Washington Irving, and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Presented by Neill Hartley
October 7, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday: October 7, 2022
6:00 pm – Seasonal Cider Tasting
7:00 pm – Performance
American Historical Theatre’s Neill Hartley as Washington Irving, the father of the American short story, brings you into his world; introducing you to his work, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the most famous short story ever written. The literary lion narrates his tale and then enters his story, becoming his alter ego, Ichabod Crane.
A busy actor, director, spokesperson and teacher, Neill Hartley earned a Master of Fine Arts from Temple University in Acting. A faculty member of Temple University from 1989-2000 and on the faculty of the University of the Arts since 1994, Neill is much in demand as a speech and dialect coach for several professional theaters. He is a much sought-after actor, performing with companies that include the Arden Theater, Interact Theatre, and the Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival. Neill is also a busy director for theaters that include Philadelphia Young Playwrights, University of the Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Arcadia University, Isis Productions, the Brick Theater and the Luna Theater. He serves as Artistic Director for Acting Without Boundaries, a theater company providing large-scale musical opportunities for physically-disabled teens and young adults.