Matty, An Afternoon with Christy Mathewson

History & Heritage

November 3, 2019

Campus Theatre

  • 413 Market Street
  • Lewisburg,PA 17837
  • 570-523-1743
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Eddie Frierson ‘s MATTY, An Afternoon with Christy Mathewson, directed by Kerrigan Mahan and sponsored by Lewisburg Downtown Partnership (LDP).

This one man show, created by Eddie Frierson, tells the story of America’s first sports hero! Matty was an advisor to presidents. He was the toast of New York with George M. Cohan and John McGrow. He was a philosopher, teacher, scholar, national idol and an international celebrity. He attended college at Bucknell University, where he served as class president and played on the school's football, basketball, and baseball teams. Prior to the performance, starting at noon, you can enjoy the sounds of music from the period in which Mathewson lived, offered by Ruth Blankenship and Judy Blee.

Tickets are $15 purchased prior to the performance and $20 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at CommUnity Zone, 417 Market Street, Lewisburg, , Thursday and Friday’s only, from 1-4pm OR online at OR by calling the LDP office at 570-523-1743. Proceeds will benefit the Union County Veterans 4th of July Parade and the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership.





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