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2ND ACT: Stephen Drew

March 23 @ 7:00 pm


Stephen Drew lives in the northwestern Connecticut town of Morris, a bucolic community that surrounds Bantam Lake. He moved there after a period of personal loss and tragedy, searching for peace and simplicity; a place to collect himself.

It was here he took up walking, and in the space of taking one particular step, was moved into a mystical experience that would forever change his life. Called to walk the Camino de Santiago, the Way of Saint James, Spain’s thousand year old pilgrimage route, he came to a journey of physical, psychological, and spiritual implications. Among the many outcomes of this walk were the reawakening of his writing voice, and a longing to share the story.

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2ND ACT is a monthly storytelling series featuring ordinary people sharing the extraordinary things they are doing in the 2ND (half) ACT of their lives! Inspirational, experiential and comical, these after-50 life stories will ignite your own imagination to join the growing community of 2ND ACTers!

Stories will be 45–60 minutes in length followed by Q&A with the audience.


Palace Theater
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