Freshwater Theatre Company October , , Minneapolis. It was fascinating to see how different it was from the Minneapolis production. For one thing, it had a much lower budget: folding chairs made up the bulk of the set.
The conceit that director Andrew Roblyer came up with was to pretend that the performance was taking place in an actual prison, and the audience members were visitors who had to go through security, adhere to a strict dress code, and leave their cell phones outside the theater. I loved it.
The conceit that director Andrew Roblyer came up with was to pretend that the performance was taking place in an actual prison, and the audience members were visitors who had to go through security, adhere to a strict dress code, and leave their cell phones outside the theater. I loved it. On the less complimentary side, Matthew Everett of the Twin Cities Daily Planet loved the one-woman version but thinks the multi-character expansion is " not quite there yet.
Stage manager: Alyssa Thompson. Freshwater Theatre has generously offered to host a public reading of " The Man in My Dreams " working title , a full-length expansion of Dead Wrong. Set in a parched, fading little oil town named Kingfisher in the heart of the Bible Belt, the film tells the story of Ainsley Dupree Martha Plimpton , a spunky, self-confident short-order cook in a local burger joint who makes a scary leap of faith by impulsively marrying the handsome ex-convict with whom she has been conducting a prison correspondence.
The daughter of an oil rigger who was killed in a fire, Ainsley is a simple, hardy soul who longs for love and is willing to take a huge chance in order to have it. And in the scenes of her rushed courtship with Jack Stillings Kevin Anderson , who converted to Christianity while in jail, it looks as though he could be just the man of her dreams.
Jack approaches her worshipfully, speaking with a quiet, compelling intensity about his newfound faith and the importance of family. All he needs is a job.
After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a jittery woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive. Clifton Powell. Watch on Urban Movie Channel with Prime Video Channels. When Donald Gray's stage play was touring the country the cast included Jackee, Musiq Soulchild, Clifton Powel, Ralph Tresvant, A.J.
And when he finds work in a gas station, his modest ambitions appear to be fulfilled. But several ominous incidents point in a different direction.
When Jack's parole officer pays a surprise visit to the house, Ainsley learns for the first time that her husband, who has refused to specify his crime, was incarcerated for beating a woman nearly to death. Not long after their wedding, Jack bluntly orders his wife to attend church services with him, no ifs, ands or buts, and his insistence has a mean, bullying edge.
Michelle is one part sexual nymph, one part man-hating psycho, and one part year-old child. For one thing, I listened to the audio book, and the fake southern accents drove me crazy. It was basically about a young woman whose boyfriend asks her to marry him, but only for practical reasons. We are experiencing technical difficulties. A totally enjoyable bit of fluff set on a jumping and equestrian competition horse farm in Virginia. Quaid Horses 2.