Messiah on the Frigidaire
by John Culbertson
Directed by Jef Brown

Friday, May 1, 2009 8:00 PM
Saturday, May 2, 2009 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 3, 2009 3:00 PM

Thursday, May 7, 2009 8:00 PM
Friday, May 8, 2009 8:00 PM
Saturday, May 9, 2009 8:00 PM

This comedy explores the foibles of the human condition when Lou Ann Hightower and her best friend, Betsy Grigsby, notice the face of Jesus appearing on the refrigerator in the trailer Lou Ann shares with her husband, Dwayne, in Elroy, S.C. Dwayne Hightower is a get-rich-quick kind of schemer, and he thinks the women’s visions are a great way to make money. Pretty soon, the national tabloids have picked up the story, and the trailer park becomes a target for all sorts of miracle seekers, politicians, and evangelicals, some of whom have decidedly nonreligious agendas. In the midst of the chaos, Lou Ann, Betsy, and Dwayne have to reassess their feelings about each other and their lives.

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French

Cast

Lou Ann Hightower
Tara Williams *
Dwayne Hightower
Greg Nichols
Betsy Gridley
Jeanette Tacon
Reverend Hodges
Dan Cohen *
Larry Williamson
Tony Doench
The Woman
Rusty Lacy
The Boy
Ryan Price
The Stranger
Michael Schlotterbeck*

Crew

Director
Jef Brown
Producer
Jim Burton*
Stage Manager
Abby Doench
Set Design
Ray Persing*
Master Carpenter
Ray Persing
Set Decor
Ray Persing *
Costumes
Erin Durkin *, Cheryl Spinelli-Williams *

* Orchid Award winner – ACT Cincinnati