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Jessica Michna as Mrs. Charles Dickens – "The Women of Dickens"

Charles Dickens, author, playwright, actor and social activist, was indeed a master of characters.  Many of his characters were drawn from his surroundings and life experiences. Meet Catherine Dickens, as recreated by Jessica Michna, his long suffering wife and mother of ten children. In this first person monologue, Mrs. Dickens will give the audience an unflinching look into the lives of this couple and introduce the audience to such women as; Nancy from “Oliver Twist”, Miss Havisham from “Great Expectations”, Betsey Trotwood from “David Copperfield and others.

Ms Michna appears in a period appropriate costume and will take questions from the audience following the presentation.