Commonweal Theatre Company Presents ‘Ghost-Writer’

Published 4:27 pm Sunday, August 20, 2017

LANESBORO — The Commonweal Theatre Company has announced its fall production of  “Ghost-Writer “ by Michael Hollinger, opening Sept. 9 and playing through Nov. 12.

“Ghost-Writer “ has been hailed by The Philadelphia Enquirer as a  “tantalizing, understated and lovely “ romance about the power of the written word and the wonder of creativity.

The Commonweal Theatre to perform “Ghost-Writer. “ Photo courtsey of the Commonweal Theatre

The play focuses on the relationship between famous novelist Franklin Woolsey and his secretary Myra. After Franklin dies in the middle of dictating his next novel, Myra continues to write the novel.

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The question becomes whether Myra is stealing Franklin’s legacy or might she possess a gift the world cannot understand. Add a jealous widow into the mix and the result is a romance meets mystery meets ghost story triangle

Ticket prices are $35 with discounts available for seniors, students and groups of ten or more. Employees and residents of Fillmore and Houston Counties are offered free admission to the performance on Thursday, Sept. 14.

Discounted tickets are available for preview performances on Sept. 7 and 8. Call the box office to reserve tickets at 800-657-7025 or email or email Visit to view a calendar of exact performance dates and times.