The Open Book Players will present “Tilbury Town Chronicles … A Random Meander Through Gardiner’s Past” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., in Gardiner.

This production is a compilation of historical facts interwoven with some theatrical fiction narrated by Gardiner resident Titus Toomey, played by Jay Barnett, who takes us back in time with the help of a local cast, including Ginger Smith, Cindy Turcotte, Rita Moran, Richard Bostwick, Andy Tolman, Arthur Bourget, Bob Giroux and Connie LaFlamme.

There also will be a special guest cameo appearance by Gardiner’s mayor, Thom Harnett. The production is directed by Lucy Rioux, artistic director for Open Book Players.

Tickets cost $8 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors.

For tickets, call Johnson Hall at 582-7144 or visit

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