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"Doctor Marigold"

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"Doctor Marigold"


First Christian Church

Start Date/Time

11/14/2017 7:00 PM

End Date/Time

11/14/2017 9:00 PM

Type of Event

Special Events


Linda Dilday,, , 951.781.3168


In 1865 Dickens wrote Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions, a short story, which turned out to be one of his most popular Christmas time readings. The Doctor is a market Cheap Jack (itinerant hawker of cheap goods), named in honor of a doctor who assisted at his birth. On the surface he is a trader with a rapid sales-patter, but underneath there lies a story both moving and heartbreaking. Gerald's performance of Doctor Marigold is a first for Riverside's audience.

Cost: Varies

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