The Dixie Swim Club: A Bittersweet Comedy About Best Friends
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Variety called Wicked "a cultural phenomenon," and it's been working its magic on critics and audiences alike both on Broadway and around the world. Now the winner of more than 50 major awards, Wicked is flying back to the San Diego Civic Theatre. Long before Dorothy drops in to Munchkinland from Kansas, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One -- born with emerald-green skin -- is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. The story of how these two unlikely friends become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for what USA Today called "the most complete -- and completely satisfying -- musical in a long time." With this pre-sale offer, you can get access to great seats before they go on sale to the general public on August 22. Learn More
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I brought 3 girlfriends who were visiting from out of town to the Dixie Swim Club. We all loved it. It was funny, sentimental, touched our hearts as we could all relate to the characters and long time friendship.. The venue was unique and...continued
Five Southern women, whose friendships began years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The play focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years.
Sheree the spunky team captain, desperately tries to maintain her organized and ‘perfect’ life, and continues to be the group’s leader. Dinah, the wise-cracking overachiever, is a career dynamo. But her victories in the courtroom are in stark contrast to the frustrations of her personal life. Lexie, pampered and outspoken, is determined to hold on to her looks and youth as long as possible. She enjoys being married – over and over and over again. The self-deprecating and acerbic Vernadette, acutely aware of the dark cloud that hovers over her life, has decided to just give in and embrace the chaos. And sweet, eager-to-please Jeri Neal experiences a late entry into motherhood that takes them all by surprise.
As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges (men, sex, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging) that life flings at them. And when fate throws a wrench into one of their lives in the second act, these friends, proving the enduring power of ‘teamwork’, rally ‘round their own with the strength and love that takes this comedy in a poignant and surprising direction. Fun for the male species also!