TAYLOR — Act Out Theatre Group will present “Lucky Stiff” April 20-April 22, marking the last production that will take place at Act Out’s 408 Main St.location as the company will move to Dunmore in May.
Director Kalen Churcher, of Plymouth, leads this cast of 15 workshop participants ages 11-16 through a musical farce that is sure to have audiences laughing.
Harry Witherspoon, a shoe salesman in London, England, portrayed by Max Snyder, of Scranton, is going about his normal routine when he receives a telegram, informing him his Uncle Anthony from across the pond has suddenly passed away. In order to receive his inheritance, Witherspoon must adhere to his uncle’s odd request of taking his corpse on one last vacation to Monte Carlo.
Insanity ensues when Annabel, played by Emily Carey, of Dunmore, the representative of Anthony’s favorite charity, follows the unlikely duo around and Anthony’s lover, Rita Laporta, played by Marina Rinkunas, of Clarks Summit, and her brother, Vinnie, portrayed by Caelan Baden, of Taylor, show up and try to steal the money. Unexpected twists and turns, dogs, accents, and accidental gunfire make for a hilarious time for all.
Ashley Kessell, of Exeter, plays many characters throughout the show and acts as the show’s dance captain.
Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m. and the Sunday performance is at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students/seniors and may be purchased bat the door or by emailing the theatre at firstname.lastname@example.org. All payment can be made at the door.