Born: 1964 in Carbondale, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Shervey was born in Carbondale, Illinois and lived in Sullivan, Illinois. Biography: 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
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ISBN: 0809323540 OCLC: 43757588 Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : ©2000.