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Beatniks On Conkey

A Dramatic Comedy by Sam Bobrick

Directed by Rip and Bonnie Johnson

Friday-Saturday June 17, 18, 24, 25 at 8:00pm
Sunday June 26 at 2:00pm.


John Sanchez (Mace & Fred)
Kevin Sherman (Bag Lady & Walter)
John Wotkun (Mr. Wade & Ernest & Bus Dr.)
Joseph P. Bogs (Bobby & Howard)
Eric McCann (Frank & Al)
Andrea Creasbaum (Clara, Audrey & June)
Kim Bernstein (Marsha, Laura & Lorraine)
Linda Slankard (Mrs Evans & Jane)

Scene 1 – Jane and Walter, a disillusioned man and woman, meet in the station. As they converse, they are convinced they are dead.

Scene 2 – Frank, one of life’s eternal losers, encouraged by his wife Clara, plans to turn his life around by successfully robbing the bus.

Scene 3 – Fred, a successful businessman, meets Maureen, an old high school classmate of his, who is now a bag lady. They have a rousing time together recalling the good old days.

Scene 4 – Ernest, an innocent bystander, suffers outrageous consequences when he refuses to get involved in a bogus incident that was set up to reprimand people who refuse to get involved.

Scene 5 – Mrs. Evans, a recently widowed woman, whose husband was accidentally killed while attending a circus out of town, awaits his ashes. At the same time she is returning the body of the clown that was sent to her by mistake.

Scene 6 – June, a not too bright young girl in a wedding dress, who was just about to marry a man who can give her everything, decides instead to run off with her old boyfriend, Bobby, who can give her nothing. As they converse while waiting for the bus, June realizes what a stupid thing she’s done.

Scene 7 – Mace, a bus driver, asks Laura, the woman behind the ticket counter to join him in his retirement. Although she knows they would be perfect for each other, she has to turn him down.

Scene 8 – Four characters from the above scenes find themselves waiting for the final bus of life.

Doors open 1/2 before curtain, refreshments are provided
Tickets are $12.00.

Performances are at Beatniks on Conkey, 418 Conkey Street, Hammond

Due to limited seating, reservations are strongly suggested.  Call 219-852-0848

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