The Homecoming Players of Ithaca present Arthur Bicknell’s new comedy, ‘Easy Out’. Director Rachel Hockett talks about the gestation of the play, a sequel of sorts to the first play Homecoming Players performed, and the cast. She also tells how going to her high school reunion led to the founding of Homecoming Players. http://wskg.org/audio/easyout.mp3
The Homecoming Players present Christopher Durang’s brilliant take-off on Anton Chekov, ‘Vany and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ on two successive Monday evenings in the Kitchen Theatre. Rachel Hockett and Arthur Bicknell join us to talk about this romp through Russian drama, moved to rural Pennsylvania. http://wskg.org/audio/Vanya.mp3
The Homecoming Players are presenting Arthur Bicknell’s play ‘Dotty’. The play is back by popular demand and involves a writer who has fallen on hard times and is dealing with the dementia of her mother, who was a much more successful writer. Things have never been easy between them, but time is forcing Dotty to come to terms with their problems quickly. We hear from the director, Rachel Hockett. http://wskg.org/audio/dottymix.mp3
The Homecoming Players present Beth Henley’s southern gothic play, ‘Crimes of the Heart’. A Pulitzer Prize winner, it presents three sisters who couldn’t be more different, until tragedy brings them together. It’s a heart-warming and hilarious play performed as readers’ theatre at the Kitchen Theatre in Ithaca. http://www.wskg.org/audio/crimesmix.mp3
Ira Levin’s thriller Deathtrap opens the season for the Homecoming Players in a reading at the Kitchen Theatre. Artistic Director Rachel Hockett and actor Arthur Bicknell talk about the suspense, surprises, and humor of this carefully plotted classic, presented on two Monday evenings.