CALLING ALL DIRECTORS!
Want to direct a play at RP?
Want to direct a short play for
PLAYWRIGHTS’ NIGHT OUT?
Join us on Saturday,March 28 @ 10:00 am
at Riverfront Playhouse.
THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Directed by Samantha Fork
By Frank Galati, from the novel by John Steinbeck
Inspired by the literary classic, this Tony Award-winning drama tells a timeless story of endurance and hope.
Jim Casey…John Welsh
Tom Joad…Ian Dalziel
Pa Joad…Dan Kupsky
Ma Joad…Tammy Jones
Uncle John…Bob Christensen
Rose Of Sharon…Josselyn Carter
Connie Rivers…Anthony Wilder
Ruthie…Alexus Kenyon Brox
Chloe Freeland…Al’s Girl and multiple female roles
Jim Littier…Floyd and multiple male roles
Tim Murray…Man Going Back and multiple male roles
Darryll Alvey & Brad Tillman….multiple roles
A powerful and deeply affecting stage adaptation of one of the masterpieces of American literature, conveying a timeless message of the perseverance and power of the human spirit.
Synopsis: Tom Joad and his family are forced from their farm in the Depression-era Oklahoma Dust Bowl and set out for California along with thousands of others in search of jobs, land, and hope for a brighter future. Considered John Steinbeck’s masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath is a story of human unity and love as well as the need for cooperative rather than individualistic ideals during hard times.
May 16 to June 13
Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Maria Spencer Drake
Synopsis: Corie and Paul are newlyweds, fresh from their honeymoon. Corie is still enthralled by her recent sexual awakening and the adventure that comes with youth and marriage. She wants their passionate romantic life to continue at full speed. Paul, however, feels it is time to focus on his burgeoning career as an up-and-coming lawyer. When they don’t see eye-to-eye about their apartment, their neighbors, and their sex drive, the new marriage experiences its first patch of rough weather.