The Sleeper

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06/02/2017 8:00 pm - 06/04/2017 2:00 pm
Beatniks on Conkey
Address: 418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

A suburban housewife, shell-shocked by the post 9/11 reality, finds herself irresistibly drawn to her son’s tutor, a handsome young man with political leanings far different from her own. A bizarre series of events blows the lid off her previously sheltered existence. A slightly zany comedy that peels back the layers of these unique individuals. You may find yourself later thinking, if I had just paid attention closer would I have seen the surprise ending coming?

Cast of Characters:
Gretchen……………Laura Toops
Bill…………………...David Reyes
Vivian………………..Linda Slankard
Matthew…………….Matthew
Kristin Duncan…….Therapist, Guard, Student, Customer, Arabic Woman
Khyel Roberson…..Both Experts, Arabic Man, customer
Anji Britten………..Toy Store person, student

Fridays and Saturdays June 2, 3, 9 and 10 2017 – 8 PM
Sundays June 4 and 11 – 2 PM

Performances are at Beatniks on Conkey, 418/420 Conkey Street, Hammond

Doors open 1/2 before curtain, refreshments are provided
Tickets are $15.00. Cash only at the door please. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2922445

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

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