Bus Stop 

March 22, 23, 25, 29, 31, 2012 & April 1, 2012

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In the middle of a howling snowatorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a cheerful roadside diner.  All roads are blocked, and four or five weary travelers are going to have to hole up until morning.  Cherie, a nightclub chanteuse in a sparkling gown and a seedy fur-trimmed jacket, is the passenger with most to worry about.  She`s being pursued, made love to and finally kidnapped by a twenty-one year old cowboy with a ranch of his own and the romantic methods of an unusually headstrong bull.  The belligerent cowhand is right behind her, ready to sling her over his shoulder and carry her, alive and kicking, all the way to Montana.  Even as she`s ducking out from under his clumsy but confident embraces, and screeching at him fiercely to shut him up, she pauses to furrow her forehead and muse, "Somehow deep inside of me, I got a funny feeling I`m gonna end up in Montana..."As a counterpoint to the main romance, the proprietor of the cafe and the bus driver at last find time to develop a friendship of their own; a middle-aged scholar comes to terms with himself; and a young girl who works in the cafe, also gets her first taste of romance.

Production team

Ben Martin
Director
Kaylie Roy
Stage Manager
Betsy Sexton
Stage Manager

Cast

Troy Bay
Virgil Blessing
Bill Bergman
Will Masters
Jennifer Davis
Cherie
Sarah Jones
Elma Duckworth
Nancy Nail
Grace Hoylard
Jon Pierson
Bo Decker
Robert Ritter
Dr. Gerald Lyman
Robert Weeks
Carl

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