'5 Women' Curtain Panels Talk Feb 19

Posted: Monday, February 6, 2017, 7:42am

Curtain Players continues its Curtain Panels audience talkback program following the 2 PM Sunday February 19 performance of Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. Director Heather Schultz, the cast, and available creative/technical team members will meet with the audience following the show to discuss the script and the production.

Tickets for Five Women are available on this website. Click here. Performances are 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays February 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25; and 2 PM Sundays February 19 and 26.

Five Women, written by Alan Ball, takes place during an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent and touching celebration of the women's spirit.

NOTE: Five Women is recommended for mature audiences because of the script’s strong language, adult humor and situations.

Following one performance in each Curtain Players production’s run — usually the first Sunday matinee — the director, actors, and available designers and technicians gather on stage for a question-and-answer session with the audience. This is an opportunity for an informal conversation about such topics as a play’s subject matter, the challenge of staging the production, a director’s choices and vision, technical and behind-the-scenes design work, and how actors prepare for their roles.

Formally established in 2010, Curtain Panels is one of ongoing initiatives Curtain Players has developed to increase audience appreciation of and engagement in the organization and its productions, and more broadly, with theatre arts no matter the stage.