Published On: Mon, Jan 21st, 2013

“Veteran” tells of Road to Victory: Hope and Courage in WWII

The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park Community Center kicked off its spring “Afternoons at the Willow Series” Jan. 15 with a lecture by Peter Colon about World War II.

Dressed in costume, Colon, a living history re-enactor, presented a lecture that spanned the dark days from Pearl Harbor through the major campaigns in both the European and Pacific theaters through the Holocaust to 1948, when Israel became a nation.

“Afternoons at the Willow” is a series of informative, interactive lectures and performances covering a wide range of topics and genres.  Future offerings in the series include “Behind the Scenes with Children’s Book Author Gloria Rothstein” on February 12 and “Traveling Museum of Music with Sheila and Bob Everhart” on March 19.

Tickets for each performance are $7 per person, or $5 per person for groups of five or more.

The Willow Theatre is a professional performance venue with state of the art service for a state of the art community. This 155-seat theatre gives each audience member a close-up view of outstanding, professional entertainment.

Tickets may be purchased at the Willow Theatre Box Office at 561-347-3948. Box Office hours are Tuesday-Friday 10am-1pm and 5-8pm and Saturdays 5-8pm. The Box Office also opens one hour prior to performances.  Visit for more information.

Willow Theatre is located inside Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton.


Living history re-enactor Peter Colon tells about World War II during appearance at Willow Theatre in SugarSandPark.

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