MAMA WON’T FLY!
audition announcement below
Coming Up, The Pittsfield Players Present
Notice! Due to an illness of one of the children in the cast the
dates of the show have been pushed back by one week.
William Archibald's Tony winning play “The
Innocents", comes to the Scenic stage Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April
5th, 6th, 7th and Friday and Saturday, April 12th and 13th.
All shows start at 7:30 pm except the Sunday matinee which starts at 2 pm.
Directed by Jeff Gregoire with Assistant
Director Jared Griffin, Stage manager Ashley
Pence, Set Foreman Vicki Watson, Meggin Dail Set
decorator and Props extraordinaire, and many
others already hard at work to bring this to the
The Innocents is an adaptation of Henry James's
classic novel "The Turn of the Screw”.
A new governess Miss Giddens (played by Emily
Getchell-Lacey) is brought to Bly, a large
country house in England, to care for two
orphaned children, Master Miles (Radu Dragoiescu)
and Miss Flora (Carly Griffin). Why do they need
a new governess? What happened to the previous
one? Mrs Grose the housekeeper (Beth Champagne)
‘knows the answers, but does she want to share
that information? How much should she tell the
new governess? Will it scare her away?
The children seem such a delight, carefree and
charming. How far does that go? Are they really
well behaved? What do they know? What have they
seen? Who comes and visits them? Or are they
really trying to communicate through the
Who are these two that appear out in the gardens
and in the home? Has Miss Jessel the previous
governess been visiting Flora?
What about Peter Quint, what happened to him?
What has he been teaching and bringing out in
Miles? Miss Giddens is trying to get to the
bottom of this, or is this really her
imagination filling in what she has been seeing
All these questions can be answered...... or
some left up to your own imagination........
what you are really seeing and believing?
Come see “The lnnocents”. Decide for yourself.
This is one to put the creep in your seat at the
Tickets are on sale now, so get your seats
Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased by
You can also reserve seats by calling 435-8852.
MAMA WON’T FLY!
Williams will be directing a hilarious comedy that opens this
May. The name of the show is Mama Won't Fly.
Written by the same authors as Dearly Beloved,
Dixie Swim Club and many more great shows.
outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when
Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty
mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her
brother's wedding. Savannah's problem: Mama won't fly. With only
four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter
has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally
willful mother, Norleen Sprunt, in Mama's vintage sedan. As
Savannah steels herself for this hastily conceived road trip,
another outrageous complication arises: the bubbly, over-eager
bride-to-be arrives unannounced.
Quinn, delighted to finally meet her future in-laws, is
convinced that traveling together to her wedding is the perfect
way to bond. The folly of her decision quickly becomes apparent
when the journey begins and comedic chaos ensues. Every
conceivable - and inconceivable - mishap that can occur does,
including the theft of their car and all of their clothes, a
near-fatal encounter at an underwear museum, the accidental
homicide of an ancient relative, a mad dash across the desert in
a hijacked eighteen-wheeler and a riotous detour to Vegas that
ends in a brawl with an ordained showgirl/minister.
misadventures multiply, the beleaguered trio rapidly develops
the urge to ditch each other anywhere along the way. Eventually
the race to get to the church on time takes its toll and the
overwhelmed bride calls off the wedding. Rising above their
age-old mother-daughter issues, Norleen and Savannah work
together to get the nuptials back on track. In a surprising and
heartwarming resolution, they forge an exciting new path for
their own relationship and welcome Hayley into their
delightfully wacky family. This ferociously funny,
family-friendly Jones-Hope-Wooten comedy will have you laughing
your way across the country and all the way down the aisle!
urged to put this one on your to do list and save the date!
dates for Mama Won’t Fly are Sunday
Mar 31 and Monday Apr 1, both at 7pm.
show dates are May 10, 11, 12, 17 and 18. For more information
email Marty Williams at email@example.com.
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