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Three Women; Three Tales

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Eileen Epperson rehearses her role in “The Carpetbagger’s Children” with director Macey Levin. Photo by Marsden Epworth

Aglet Theatre Company winds up its spring season of staged readings with Horton Foote’s next to last play, “The Carpetbagger’s Children.”

Set in a small Texas town after Reconstruction, three sisters

singly tell family stories, each story skewed slightly by memory, personality and time, each giving their own version of the same tales.

Foote is known for his film scripts “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and “Tender Mercies.” For his play “The Young Man From Atlanta,” Foote won a Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1995.

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