Listiak Auditorium
600 Elkenburg Street
South Haven, Michigan 49090
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Pan-Am Betty
Written & Performed by Leslie Goddard
Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 7:30pm
Listiak Auditorium in South Haven, Michigan
Tickets are $15, and students are free.

Step back in time to the glamorous era of the 1960s with Pan Am Betty, portrayed by the talented Leslie Goddard! Join us for an unforgettable journey as Leslie transports you into the fascinating world of Pan American Airways, where stewardesses were more than just cabin crew – they were icons of the skies.

Experience the highs and lows of life as a stewardess for Pan Am, from the exhilarating moments serving celebrities to the challenges of meeting strict height, weight, and age requirements. Leslie's captivating portrayal brings to life the adventures, trials, and triumphs of these pioneering women, blending historical accuracy with engaging storytelling. With Leslie's expertise as both an award-winning actress and a scholar of American history, this performance promises to be both entertaining and enlightening. Don't miss your chance to buckle up for a flight back in time and uncover the secrets of the golden age of air travel!

Leslie Goddard: Bringing History to Life

Meet Leslie Goddard, an award-winning actress and scholar with a passion for bringing history to life on stage. With a Ph.D. in American studies and U.S. history from Northwestern University, Leslie combines her academic expertise with her theatrical talents to create captivating portrayals of historical figures. Having worked as a museum director and authored three books on history, Leslie's dedication to storytelling and education shines through in her performances. Whether she's embodying iconic women like Queen Elizabeth II and Julia Child or delving into lesser-known historical narratives, Leslie's dynamic presentations entertain, inform, and inspire audiences of all ages. With Leslie at the helm, history comes alive in a way that's both entertaining and educational, making her a beloved fixture in the world of historical reenactment and public speaking. Prepare to be transported through time as Leslie gives voice to the fascinating stories of the past, ensuring that lessons from history remain relevant and captivating for generations to come.

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