The Carriage House Players will present Precious Little by Madeline George on Friday, May 18, at 8:00 p.m. in the Carriage House Theater at the Vanderbilt Museum. The theater is in the Education Center at the Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y.
Madeleine George’s irreverent and charming new play reveals the beauty and the limits of human language.
Brodie, a gifted linguist, learns unsettling news about the baby she carries. Unable to get comfort from her girlfriend, she finds it in the two least likely sources imaginable: the elderly speaker of a vanishing language…and a gorilla at the zoo.
Other performances: Saturday, May 19, at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 20, at 3:00 p.m. Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 seniors and children.