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Water Street Studios Live Art Series Presents: MISS MAJOR CUSHMAN

Pauline Cushman is a wife, mother, mediocre actress and failed Civil War spy for the Union army. On Friday., August 24, she tells her story. But how much of it is true is anyone’s guess. Come meet one of vaudeville’s most infamous storytellers at Miss Major Cushman.

This performance was conceived by Erin Austin, Egla Kishta, Sarah Rachel Schol, and Nick Thornton. Written by Erin Austin. Directed by Egla Kishta. Performed by Sarah Rachel Schol.

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Friday, August 24, 2018


Seating is limited to 70.
Tickets: $5 in advance or $10 at the door.
Doors and cocktail hour at 6 p.m. Performance begins at 7 p.m.

Enjoy a cash bar featuring beverages provided by Solemn Oath Brewery and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. Thank you to our event sponsors: Batavia Arts CouncilK.Hollis Jewelers, and BEI Properties

The Live Art Series is a monthly live art performance exploring a variety of art forms including music, film, dance, storytelling, and more! The Live Art Series events are organized by Water Street Studios. All proceeds go to support arts programming at Water Street Studios. The Live Art Series is funded by the Batavia Arts Council. If you are interested in performing at Water Street Studios for our Live Art Series please apply online at:

Note: All ticket sales go to support the continuation of arts programming at Water Street Studios.

Jaime Gutierrez, Events Manager,
Danielle Hollis, Executive Director,