I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
By NEIL SIMON
APRIL 24 - MAY 16
Sunday matinees MAY 3 & 10 at 2:30pm
TICKETS: $27, $22 Seniors & Students
SYNOPSIS & INFORMATION
Dysfunction can be funny! Island ETC (East-End Theatre Company) is proud to present I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES written by Neil Simon as their twelfth season finale. This classic ‘dramedy’ is a family tale told with Neil Simon’s signature comedic wit. Performances are April 24th through May 16th at ETC, 2317 Mechanic Street, Galveston. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8:00pm. There will be two Sunday matinees on May 3rd and May 10th at 2:30pm.
Herb (Christopher L. Pool), an unemployed Hollywood scriptwriter, is surprised when his forgotten past reappears in the form of Libby (Melissa Brown), a teenage daughter who’s trekked from Brooklyn with dreams of movie stardom. With Steffy (Terri Hoover), his sometime paramour at his side, Herb decides to take another stab at fatherhood and hopefully, this time, get it right.
I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES is directed by ETC guest director, Laurel Powell. Scenic designer is Thomas D. Boone and lighting designer is Lisa Miller. Stage manager is Chelsea McGee.
This funny and heartwarming story from one of America’s most renowned playwrights proves that even the most dysfunctional families can undergo astounding transformations. Neil Simon has written over thirty plays and nearly the same number of screenplays, most adapted from his own work. He has received more Oscar and Tony nominations than any other writer. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1991.
Tickets may be purchased on our TICKETS page. Special rates are available for groups of ten or more. For more information about show, Island ETC, or group rates, please call the theater at (409) 762-3556.
ETC is a 501(c)3 organization.