Topher Payne's Lakebottom Proper: A Comedy Set in Columbus
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The last date listed for Lakebottom Proper was Saturday October 1, 2011 / 8:00pm (Closing Night).
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Atlanta's "best local playwright" (Creative Loafing, The GA Voice) Topher Payne revisits the social-climbing Tuttle family of Columbus, Georgia, first introduced in his hit farce Lakebottom Proper. Mother-of-the-groom Priscilla Tuttle is determined to pull off the perfect waterside wedding, circa 1924, but the walk down the aisle is booby-trapped by a mother-of-the-bridezilla, malaria-ridden bridesmaids and the city's plan to drain the lake, which threatens to reveal something the Tuttles are desperate to keep under water. The Process Theatre Company presents the local premiere of this new broad comedy, directed by DeWayne Morgan. Learn More
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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.