Salem Players Do 'Pure as the Driven Snow'
Melodrama marks offering for Catonsville church group's 36th season.
On a dark and stormy night, Purity Dean, a working girl with a secret, seeks shelter from the storm in a Vermont inn. She's been forced to give up her canning factory job as she can no longer endure black hearted Mortimer Frothingham's attentions. Working as a maid at the inn, she falls in love with the brave Leander, who works in a pickle factory. But Mortimer still pursues Purity and will win her by fair or foul means...
The Salem Players launch their 36th season with the melodrama Pure as the Driven Snow by Paul Loomis, directed by John Brohawn and starring Sandra Rardon, Tim Van Sant and Scott Graham. Performances at Salem Lutheran Church are at 8 p.m. on Nov. 9, 10, 16 and 17, and at 2 p.m on Sunday, Nov 18.
Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets can be reserved by calling 410-747-0720, and can be purchased online or at the box office before the show.