This performance centers on the correspondence between Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, which took place for over 50 years, and revealed the couple's ambitions - Ladd eventually became a U.S. Senator - and disappointments - Gardner was a struggling artist. For this performance, three different real-life couples from the Columbus theatre community will take on the roles of Gardner and Ladd, reciting the words the two wrote to each other over all those years.

This performance centers on the correspondence between Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, which took place for over 50 years, and revealed the couple’s ambitions — Ladd eventually became a U.S. Senator — and disappointments — Gardner was a struggling artist. For this performance, three different real-life couples from the Columbus theatre community will take on the roles of Gardner and Ladd, reciting the words the two wrote to each other over all those years.