MEDIA RELEASE, January 8, 2016, Southbury, CT
Meet John Adams
A Lively and Revolutionary Conversation with America’s Second President
The Southbury Library will celebrate President’s Day with a special performance by renowned re-enactor, interpreter and impersonator George Baker in “Meet John Adams” on Thursday, February 11th at 2pm in the Kingsley room. Mr. Baker will portray President John Adams and talk about his life and his views of history and society in a humorous and inspiring performance.
Since 2008, George Baker has portrayed the character of President John Adams in a
one-man show throughout the country at national conventions and venues like Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library in Kansas, the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library in Texas, and the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Missouri, and was featured as John Adams on National Public Radio’s weekend program, Studio 360.
A graduate of Columbia College ’69 and Columbia Law School ’73, George practices law at Hawthorne Ackerly & Dorrance in New Canaan, Connecticut when not on the road as John Adams.
Registration is required. For more information or to register please call the library at 203-262-0626 ext. 130.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.
Contact: Katherine Mostacero
Southbury Public Library
203-262-0626 ext. 131