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Becky’s New Car
A devious and delightful romp down a road not taken by Steven Dietz. Directed by J. Mark Baumhardt.
SEE THE GREAT REVIEW BY WAKEFILED ITEM’S MARK SARDELLA! http://marksardella.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/beckys-new-car/
Production Dates: November 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22 & 23, 2013
Featuring: Barbara Douglass, Chris Cardoni, Michael Carr, David Berti, Laura Liberge, Jason Myatt and Demetra Tseckares
Merriam-Webster defines the midlife crisis as: “A period of emotional turmoil in middle age characterized especially by a strong desire for change.” Is Becky Foster having a midlife crisis? She has a middling job with a boss who doesn’t appreciate her, a marriage missing its spark, and an adult son living in the basement. Change stumbles through the door of the car dealership where Becky works in the form of billionaire widower Walter Flood. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life. In a way that most plays wouldn’t dare, Becky’s New Car offers audiences the chance to ride shotgun with Becky on her exhilarating ride down the road not taken. Yes, Becky is most definitely having a midlife crisis.
BECKY’S NEW CAR takes the audience on a smart, comic cruise through the perils of middle-aged longing and regret. – Variety
Dietz has created a comedy of modern manners…one that derives as much power from its humanity as its fine-tuned craftsmanship. – The Seattle Times
A laugh-out-loud amusement park ride where the comedy spins out of control like a bumper car…it turns out there is more under the hood of BECKY’S NEW CAR than just the comedy. The story has depth and conflict. – Everett Herald
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