Playmakers' 2016-17 Season
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
By Dale Wasserman
Based on the novel by
Directed by Deborah Marcelle
September 2-18, 2016
About the Show: When Randle Patrick McMurphy gets transferred for evaluation from a prison farm to a mental institution, he assumes it will be a less restrictive environment. But the martinet Nurse Ratched runs the psychiatric ward with an iron fist, keeping her patients cowed through abuse, medication and sessions of electroconvulsive therapy. The battle of wills between the rebellious McMurphy and the inflexible Ratched soon affects all the ward's patients.
Performances: September 2-18, 2016
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.
Tickets: Adult $20.00 and
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Roswell Pogue as "Randle P. McMurphy"
Anysia Genre as "Nurse Ratched"
Jason Smith as "Chief Bromden"
Kenneth Faherty as "Dale Harding"
Justin Lapeyrouse as "Billy Bibbit"
Sam Pickens as "Cheswick"
Objector Snark as "Scanlon"
Cary Martin as "Martini"
Robert Jahncke as "Ruckly"
Jeff Falkenstein as "Aide Warren"
Gregory Keife as "Aide Williams"
Mack Maginnis as "Aide Turkle"
Duffy Austin as "Dr. Spivey"
Krista Willie as "Nurse Flinn"
Jessica Meltz as "Candy Starr"
Kristi-Anne Lyons as "Sandra"
Reviewed by NOLA.com
Raucous, funny, action-packed, disturbing: Hear more about our season opener, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, from director Deborah Marcelle? and Jason Smith ("Chief Bromden") in their guest spot last week on Wylk Lake? 94.7.