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Hedgerow Theater

The HEDGEROW THEATER, one of America's first summer playhouses. It is housed in a 125-year-old mill. A group of actors who took over the building in the early 1890's and produced a series of plays, became a self-sustaining permanent repertory company. This group became known throughout the United States as a result of the fine work of Jasper Deeter, the director, a former Harrisburg newspaperman. He took over the direction with a company of six actors and actresses in April 1923. Today it still is one of America's oldest theatre companies.