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Join Us for an Unforgettable Mercy Street Experience!

Written by WITF | Nov 22, 2016 10:10 AM
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Allegiances blur, loyalties shift and the drama intensifies when MERCY STREET returns for season two! Celebrate the anticipated return of the smash PBS hit drama Mercy Street  with two FREE screenings plus an exclusive Gala Dinner Saturday,  January 14, 2017*.

Join us at 2pm at the Gettysburg Majestic Theater for a special Preview Screening & Panel Discussion. Enjoy an advance look at  the premiere episode in its entirety. Afterwards WITF's Smart Talk host Scott LaMar will moderate a panel discussion featuring  Mercy Street Co-Creator & Executive Producer Lisa Wolfinger plus local Civil War historians.  For FREE Tickets call the Majestic Box Office at (717) 337.8200. 

Later that day we'll host a second free preview screening followed by a ticketed Gala Dinner at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.  The FREE screening begins at 5:30pm (seating is limited). The Gala dinner begins at 7:30pm featuring period music and reenactors. Dinner tickets are $150 each and include an elegant cocktail reception (Cash bar) featuring period music, and a Civil War era themed 4 course dinner with wine pairing.  Plus, learn more about the real-life drama of the era with remarks by Mercy Street Co-Creator and Executive Producer Lisa Wolfinger. Also included, the opportunity to explore the Visitors Center museum exhibits. Period attire is encouraged! Register by phone at 717-910-2872 or email  Alyssa_Broda@witf.org. Deadline to register is January 3, 2017.

 

*Should there be a weather related postponement, the Majestic Theater event will be rescheduled for January 19 and the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center events will be rescheduled for January 21.

 


ABOUT MERCY STREET SEASON 2

Follow the growing chaos at Alexandria's Mansion House, the precarious position of the Green family and the changing situation of the burgeoning black population. 

Picking up directly from the dramatic events at the end of the first season finale, the new season takes viewers outside Mansion House Hospital, to the battle and beyond, following season one characters as well as some new visitors to the hospital. Set against the intensifying war, season two begins with the Seven Days' Battle and culminates after the Battle of Antietam. Follow the growing chaos among Nurse Mary, Dr. Foster and the hospital staff; the precarious position of the Green family; and the reality of the burgeoning black population when MERCY STREET returns Sunday, January 22 at 8pm on WITF TV.

 


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