Beth Shervey

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General Information

Name: Beth Shervey

Pen Name: None

Born: 1964 in Carbondale, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Shervey was born in Carbondale, Illinois and lived in Sullivan, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

The legendary Little Theatre on the Square in Sullivan, Illinois has hosted stars such as Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Margaret Hamilton, Leonard Nimoy, Lesley Ann Warren and Stubby Kaye. How these celebrities ended up performing in a small Midwestern farm town is the subject of The Little Theatre on the Square by Dayton, Ohio author Beth Conway Shervey. Shervey spent her early years in Sullivan and worked at the Little Theatre. She tells the story of how this world-renowned equity theatre altered the perception of life in Sullivan.

Published Works

  • The Little Theatre on the Square, Four Decades of Small-town Equity Theatre, (About Sullivan, Illinois), Southern Illinois University Press, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Little Theatre on the Square: Four Decades of a Small-Town Equity Theatre

ISBN: 0809323540
Release Date: 2000-11-02

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards

The Illinois State Historical Society`s Certificate

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Beth Shervey on WorldCat

Beth Shervey on Amazon


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