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Behind the Scenes

Play offers poignant, wry look at aging

“The Waverly Gallery” centers on Gladys, a ’60s-style activist now in her late 80s, who created a gallery in Greenwich Village to help young artists and is now suffering from the impairments of old age.

“It’s a dark comedy, but you bust out laughing,” said Peg Holzemer, who founded Middleborough’s Theatre One Productions, a nonprofit community theater, back in the 1980s and is now the theater’s artistic director in its current home in the Alley Theatre.

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