|Playmakers' 2016-17 Season
By Garic K. “Nikki “Barranger
Directed by Anne Pourciau
May 5 – 21, 2017
A wide assortment of individual's lives come crashing together when
this therapy group meets as they try to understand the circumstances
that brought them there. This dark comedy was written by local
attorney, author, thespian, and Playmakers' longtime patron, Nikki
Showtimes: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.
More about the show:
The story explores the root of the human condition through a group therapy session with seven unique characters played by Christina Viers as Helen Garganus, a libido-less and hedonic, social worker; Nicole Hebert Barwick as Rosalind Plant, a masked 97 year-old with all the right strokes; Tom Hassinger, playing Max Silverfield, a lawyer with a critical mid-life detachment; Earl Mylie as W.P. Jones, a longshoreman with an unsought frustration in his love-life; Deborah Marcelle as Gladys Guarnieri, a voiceless lecturer with an electronic friend; Roswell Pogue as Monty Lax, a terminally sick advertising person with a song in his head, and Megan Eddy
as Pauline Vice, a half-orphaned, armigerous co-ed with an attitude and
a fondness for poultry. Their lives come crashing together as they try
to understand the circumstances that brought them there.