Colonel Players present
2 Across in third production
theatre is part of
the lineup at Pewee Valley
PEWEE VALLEY, Ky. (February 2013) The Little Colonel
Players present Jerry Meyers 2 Across, the third offering
of their 2012-2013 season, at The Little Colonel Playhouse, Mt. Mercy
Drive in Pewee Valley, Ky.
and Janet compare
notes on crossword puzzles
in "2 Across," coming up at The
Little Colonel Playhouse. Sean
Childress portrays Josh, while
Kathy Norton portrays Janet.
The story chronicles two strangers, a man and a woman,
who board a train at 4:30 a.m. Theyre alone in the car, each is
married, and both are doing the New York Times crossword. Shes
an organized, sensible, psychologist. Hes a free spirited, unemployed
ad exec. She is a crossword pro, he always quits.
When he tosses his puzzle away, she snaps, Crosswords are metaphors
for life, those who finish, succeed those who dont, fail.
Now he vows to finish. Why? Hes a competitor and she happens to
Their trip is filled with unpredictable but believable surprises, even
a passionate kissing embrace or two. At the end of the ride, each of
them has been changed for the better.
A rich theatrical piece... A fascinating 80 minutes in which light
banter turns to raw emotion... creates a tone that perfectly underscores
both the comic and dramatic elements of this surprisingly memorable
play, 2 Across is a must see play of the year, wrote
the Los Angeles Weekly.
Performances of 2 Across are scheduled for Feb. 7-9 and
Feb. 15-16 at 8 p.m. and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 and Feb. 17. Tickets for
all performances can be reserved by calling (502) 588-1557. Adult tickets
are $15; senior citizen and student tickets are $12, cash or check only.
For each play presented at Little Colonel, opening night is a dinner
theatre performance; the price of the dinner is an additional $18. The
theatre opens at 6:45 p.m. on opening night for the Dinner Theatre.
Additional information about The Little Colonel Players and the Childrens
Acting Workshop can be found at: www.littlecolonel.org.
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