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The Joliet Drama Guild Is Proud To Present

Show Dates February 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, & 21, 2010

 The Joliet Drama Guild continues its 77th season with "The Foreigner," by Larry Shue.  Performances will be February 12, 13, 19, and 20 at 7 P.M. and February 14 and 21 at 2  P.M., inside the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson Str., Joliet, at the bluffs between Jefferson and  Cass.  Director Rae H. Williams has assembled an incredibly talented comedic cast for this hilarious play, and has been laughing her way  through the rehearsals.  Plus!  Special Needs Family showing! February 20, 2010 at 1 pm!

In a fishing lodge in rural Tilghman County, Georgia, two English men, Froggy and Charlie, arrive as guests.   The very shy Charlie doesn™t want to speak to anyone, so Froggy claims that Charlie cannot talk because he is from an exotic country and does not understand English. Residents at the lodge try to talk to Charlie, anyway. Due to his supposed lack of ability to  understand English, Charlie soon discovers a dangerous plot against his new friends at the lodge and must quickly “learn” English to foil the plan.

The crazy cast consists is:
Matthew E. Bockus of Bolingbrook as The Reverend David Marshall Lee
Susan Bova of Homewood as Betty Meeks
Brenda Hahn of Lockport as Catherine Simms
Mike Manolakes of Bolingbrook as Owen Musser
George Skrobuton of Mokena as Ellard Simms
Damon Sloan of Morris Charlie Baker
Jonah Stachura-Shcneider of Plainfield as Staff Sergeant Froggy LeSueur

Combining a group of newcomers and old timers to The Joliet Drama Guild stage, audiences will cheer and laugh at  the exploits of Charlie and his new friend.  Al Pindell and Christina Spiros are co-producers for this adventure and Tina Matriciano is serving as Stage Manager, Martin Jamison and Maurice Williams have volunteered for running crew, Andi Odette has offered  to head up the prop crew, and Al Pindell will be running lights.

Tickets are $10 for Adults, or $9 for Seniors or Students with an I.D.  We have group rates available for groups of 10 or more if paid at one time.  Make your Valentine's Day memorable by coming to the show on the February 14th for a special drawing.  If you have any questions or would like to volunteer for  one of the technical positions, please call the Guild at 815-722-1001, or e-mail Rae at rae.williams@jolietdramaguild.org


Joliet Drama Guild - Reservations Line : (815) 722-1001 - Questions : publicity@jolietdramaguild.org

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