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Highlights From Joan Gatturna: Petticoats at the Revolution

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With support from: Lowell Institute
Date and time
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Actor and storyteller Joan Gatturna portrays Rachel Revere sharing the story of the Boston Tea Party, the Midnight Ride and the Siege of Boston through the eyes of a woman who kept the home fires burning while her husband fanned the flames of rebellion. Her characterization of Rachel Revere was developed with assistance from the staff of the Paul Revere House.

Joan is an actor/storyteller who is selected for the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Events and residency Roster of Artists, and the Mass Touring Program of the New England Foundation for the Arts. She is the creator and performer of "Petticoat Adventures", dramatic solo performances interpreting the lives of extraordinary American women including Deborah Samson, First Lady Louisa Catherine Adams, seafaring Johanna Burgess, and Rachel Revere.