Ripples from Walden Pond: An Evening With Henry David Thoreau

Ripples From Walden Pond: An Evening with Henry David Thoreau, is a NEW play by Richard Platt, which will be performed in a staged reading featuring Francis Gercke, Associate Artistic Director of Cygnet Theatre, directed by Veronica Murphy and Eric Poppick.

Monday Evening, October 4, 2010 at 7:00 pm

Old Town Theatre – 4040 Twiggs Street, San Diego 92110

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 619-297-8953                                                         (Discounts for Seniors and Military)

Our eyes do not rest so long as on the few who especially love their own lives – who dwell apart at more generous intervals, and cherish a single purpose behind formalities of society with such a steadiness that of all men only their two eyes seem to meet in one focus.

It is the height of art that on the first perusal plain common sense should appear – on the second, severe truth – on a third, beauty – and having these warrants for its depth and reality, we may then enjoy the beauty forever more.

I have great faith in a seed…Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.

– Henry David Thoreau

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