Leading Ladies

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Name: Leading Ladies
Date: February 7, 2020 - February 22, 2020
Event Description:
For Immediate Release Event dates: February 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30pm, with February 9 and 16 matinees at 2pm Location: The Bingen Theater, 210 Oak Street, Bingen, WA Leading Ladies Comes to the Gorge Bruce Ludwig directs this hilarious comedy by Ken Ludwig (no relation!) the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo. It is the first show for Big Britches 2020 season, once again at the Bingen Theater. The ten-performance run begins February 7. The story revolves around two English Shakespearean actors, Leo and Jack, played by Joe Garoutte and Jacob Camp, who find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing "Scenes from Shakespeare" on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA (Kathleen Morrow) is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash. The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren't nephews, but nieces! Romantic entanglements abound, especially when Leo falls head-over-petticoat in love with the old lady's vivacious niece, Meg, (April Sampson) who's engaged to the local minister (David Dye). Meg knows that there's a wide world out there, but it's not until she meets "Maxine and Stephanie" that she finally gets a taste of it. Tom Burns, Amber Sheaves, and Texx Spezia-Shwiff round out the cast. In addition to last season’s The Odd Couple: Female Version and The Foreigner, Bruce Ludwig also directed Chicago for the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association and The Full Monty for CAST. Ludwig says, “Men dressing as women for nefarious purposes is somehow ALWAYS funny.”
Location:
The Bingen Theater at 210 Oak Street in downtown Bingen, Washington.
Date/Time Information:
Performance dates are February 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30pm, with February 9 and 16 matinees at 2pm
Contact Information:
Contact: Bruce Ludwig 541-380-0857
Fees/Admission:
Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students. Advance tickets are strongly recommended and available at www.bigbritches.org.

*On Thursday February 13th and 20th-discount price of $12 for adults and $6 for students*
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