Topher Payne's Lakebottom Proper: A Comedy Set in Columbus
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A talented cast of youngsters sing, dance, slither and swing their way through Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS, a stage adaptation of the timeless film featuring Baloo the bear, King Louie and Mowgli the human boy. In this musical romp through the trees, hit tunes like "The Bare Necessities" and "I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)" drive the madcap tale of Mowgli's flight from the ferocious tiger Shere Khan. Along the way, he gets dance lessons from Baloo, teams up with the agile panther Bagheera and squares off with King Louie's mischievous band of monkeys. It all adds up to an action-packed comedic adventure that'll have your whole family laughing and cheering. Learn More
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Hilarious new play. Plot - about a family in Columbus, GA, who lives in high society, trying to get their daughter into a private school. Wonderful acting, excellent timing, lots of twists and lies. If you want to good laugh, go see this very...continued
The Process Theatre Company presents the Atlanta premiere of Topher Payne’s Lakebottom Proper, directed by DeWayne Morgan
Tad and Rowena Tuttle reside on the “good side” of Columbus, Georgia’s ritzy “Lakebottom” neighborhood, and are desperate to get their daughter, Portia, accepted by the prestigious Brookstone School. But minutes before the head of the Parents’ Association is scheduled to arrive for drinks, Rowena’s hillbilly mother arrives from Colquitt, a mutant farm animal escapes in the park, and the ransom note is found: Portia’s been kidnapped.
Rowena Tuttle: Barbara Cole Uterhardt
Tad Tuttle: Doug Graham
Mrs. Kelley: Cheryl Rookwood
Ethelene: Frankie L. Earle
Oliver: Jeffery Brown
Christi Dunbar-Rhodes: Kate Graham
Arlette Dunbar-Rhodes: Amanda Cucher
Topher Payne is the author of more than a dozen produced works for the stage, including the recent Tokens of Affection at Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Above the Fold, which won the 2009 Metro Atlanta Theatre Awards for Best Original Work and Best Play of the Year, and The Medicine Showdown (co-authored with Adam Koplan), which Creative Loafing selected as one of the Best Plays of the Decade.
In 2010, he was named Atlanta’s Best Playwright by The Sunday Paper and readers of Creative Loafing, as well both Best Local Writer and Best Local Actor by readers of The GA Voice. Topher is an artistic associate with Atlanta’s Pinch n’ Ouch Theatre and Onstage Atlanta, as well as Flying Carpet Theatre in New York. He serves as Literary Manager for The Process Theatre, and The Executive Producer of the Atlanta 24-Hour Plays for Working Title Playwrights. His column, Domestically Disturbed, appears in The GA Voice.