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Luck might be the only lady (and even her character is in question) among the delightfully dubious denizens of Guys and Dolls, the musical tribute to a bygone New York. It's the early '50s and the streets of Broadway are crowded with characters -- some shady, some straight -- all working a hustle. Just ask Sky Masterson, the hot-shot gambler who wagers he can woo Sarah, a cool-tempered missionary. But all bets are off when the two fall for each other. Their funny and romantic escapades are peppered with classic numbers, including "If I Were a Bell," "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat" and "Luck Be a Lady." Odds are you'll enjoy this dynamic production. Learn More
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Foxfire was made into a Halmark Hall of Fame TV movie in 1987, starring Cronyn, Jessica Tandy and John Denver.
Written by Susan Cooper and Hume Cronyn
Directed by Kathy Brombacher and associate guest director Howard Bickle Jr.
Bound to her land, her home, and her roots, Annie Nations lives on the farm where she raised her children and is now alone after the passing of her husband, Hector. With the spirit of her husband still present in her mind, the peaceful life she has known for seven decades is threatened by a real estate developer who wants to buy her land, and by her son Dillard, a country singer who has returned home to try to convince her to move off the mountain. With live bluegrass music, this moving play is a tribute to the generation of pioneers who carved a life out of the mountain soil.
Cronyn and Cooper, both extremely successful artists in their own right, came together in 1980 to create Foxfire. Their first collaboration was intended to create a vehicle for Cronyn and then-wife Jessica Tandy to act together. The main source for this play came from The Foxfire Books, a compilation of magazine articles written by Georgian high school students in the 1960s about their grandparents’ homesteading generation in the Appalachian Mountains.
_Foxfire _was the starting point of a long friendship and playwrighting partnership for Cronyn and Cooper that, after Tandy died, eventually resulted in marriage for the pair.