Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Beth Shervey  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1964 in Carbondale, Illinois

-- Beth Shervey on WorldCat --

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.


The Illinois State Historical Society`s Certificate

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The Little Theatre on the Square :
ISBN: 0809323540. OCLC Number: 43757588

Southern Illinois University Press,. .