Messiah on the Frigidaire
Koger-Gamache Black Box Theatre
Written by John Culbertson | Directed by Lee Hamby
April 1 – 24, 2021
Preview Night: March 31
Terrific Tuesdays: April 5
No Show on Easter (April 17)
Masks are optional.
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About the Show
The small town of Elroy, South Carolina is thrust into the evangelical spotlight when what seems to be the image of Jesus appears on a refrigerator in a trailer park. The discovery by Lou Ann Hightower, her husband Dwayne, and her best friend Betsy, sets into motion a frenzy of conflict, communion and good old fashioned commerce. When the National Investigator turns the appearance into front-page headlines, their trailer park becomes a Mecca for miracle seekers, soul searchers and disciples with a decidedly political agenda. At the urging of the town’s business leaders, Betsy pretends to get messages from the appliance-based apparition, and the crowds multiply like loaves and fishes.
Cast & Crew
LOU ANN HIGHTOWER: Jennifer Latka
DWAYNE HIGHTOWER: James “Dez” Desmond
BETSY GRIDLEY: Cathy O’Brien
REVEREND HODGES: Bill Rains
LARRY WILLIAMSON: Jan Buskar
WOMAN: Farah Nesargi
BOY: Freya Nesargi
STRANGER: Joe Firrantello
DIRECTOR: Lee Hamby
STAGE MANAGER: Saraevelyn Bergin