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“Tales of The Crypt” comes to Mount Holly Cemetery

October 8th, 2014 by Sharon Welch-Blair

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Tales of The Crypt in Mount Holly Cemetery

Held the second Tuesday of October, Tales of the Crypt is an annual Mount Holly Event during which drama students from Parkview Arts & Science Magnet High School are each given a person buried in the cemetery to research. They then prepare short monologues or dialogues, complete with period costumes, to be performed in front of the researched person’s grave.  Award-winning local costumer Debi Manire will once again provide the wonderful historical characters’ costumes.  Audiences are led through the cemetery from grave to grave by guides with candles. Al

The 20th Annual “Tales of the Crypt” will be held  at Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 South Broadway, Little Rock, Arkansas on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm.  Admission is free to the public, however donations to Mount Holly Cemetery are appreciated and aid in the maintenance of the cemetery.

Don’t forget to find the grave of James Hornibrook, the original owner of The Empress of Little Rock, and view his well-known death mask.  Then come stay at The Empress and view his portrait in our Hornibrook Room!

Tales from beyond the grave come alive at Mount Holly Cemetery

October 11th, 2011 by Lisa

Tales of the Crypt — visits to Mount Holly Cemetery gravesites with 15 actors from Parkview Arts Science Magnet High
School who, dressed in period costumes created by Debi Manire, recreate the
lives of notable Arkansans who have helped shape Little Rock history — will be
held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 11) at 1200 Broadway, Little Rock.

Parkview students research each character and prepare original scripts for
their performances under the direction of theater arts specialist Fred Boosey
and drama specialist Tamara Zinck.

Admission is free. Donations to Mount Holly Cemetery are appreciated and will
aid in the maintenance of the cemetery.