Dr. Louis Janeira, a cardiologist at Franciscan Hospitals, and a published author of mystery novels, wrote the script.
Photo courtesy of Linden Depot Museum
Dr. Louis Janeira, a cardiologist at Franciscan Hospitals, and a published author of mystery novels, wrote the script. Photo courtesy of Linden Depot Museum
All, aboard! The train is getting ready to depart the station!
Well, the train may not be going anywhere, but the outdoor drama theatrical production that will be performed on the Linden Depot Museum grounds today is indeed starting at 2 p.m.
The drama All Aboard centers around the full-sized replica of an 1837 Norris 4-2-0 steam engine that museum volunteers have been constructing for the past year. This engine incorporated all of the best features of steam engines at this time and set the standards for subsequent steam engines. Those attending will be treated to an up-close view of this historic engine. The replica has been constructed to match the exact dimensions of the original engine.
The script has been written by a local playwright, Dr. Louis Janeira, who is a cardiologist at Franciscan Hospitals, and a published author of mystery novels. Janeira has two additional plays being performed this summer in Carmel and in Indianapolis. Michael Patton of Crawfordsville, a past director at the Vanity Theater in Crawfordsville, is directing the performance. Patton has directed many plays for the Vanity as well as other performance venues. The music will be directed by Gary Ketchum, who leads the Montgomery County Civic Band.
Tickets are $6 per person and include admission to both buildings in the museum complex today.
The drama is sponsored by Hoosier Heartland State Bank.