Yes, you read that correctly! After 190 years, President John Quincy Adams and his White House gardener, the Irish born John Ousley, meet again! And at Arena Stage in Washington, DC, of all places! Perhaps I should explain —
We’re so proud of our very own Kitty Felde! You see she was the scriptwriter for our Rascals in the White House; Join the Gang walk. We think it’s a totally charming script and now we love meeting Fina and following her adventures at the U.S. Capitol in Kitty’s newest book:
Welcome to Washington, Fina Mendoza
Certainly, the dirctor of a play must see history differently! We wanted to know if this is true.
Enter Chris Daileader, one of the directors of our Pickle Pea Walks. We were able to catch Chris between his many acting and directing commitments and get his thoughts about this. Here is part of our conversation with "our" very talented Chris.