Featuring Sarah Ruhl’s mother, Kathleen Ruhl, surrounded by the SGT Ensemble.
ANN I took off my green tights. But before I went home, I stayed in the theater for a little while longer. Where you don’t have to grow up.
Ann and her siblings—2 doctors, 3 Republicans and 1 teacher of
rhetoric—fondly remember her star turn as Peter Pan at the Davenport Children’s Theater. Now, 50 years later at a Jameson-fueled kitchen table wake, Neverland calls again, casting the family back to the magical realm where the refusal to grow up confronts the inevitability of growing old.