Broken Arrow Community Playhouse: The ReGifters

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The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse is excited to present “The ReGifters” by Robert Lynn! Show dates are December 8-10 and 15-17. Showtime is 7:30p on Friday and Saturday, and 2p on Saturday and Sunday. The playhouse is located at 1800 S. Main Street in Broken Arrow. Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or
Call our Box Office 918-258-0077 to reserve your seats today! Tickets are $18 for lower level and $13 for balcony. The play includes some adult content.

The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse celebrates the coming Christmas season with Robert Lynn’s comedic drama The ReGifters. First produced in Dubuque, Iowa in 2006, it immediately won the New America Comedy Festival Award for Lynn.

The play takes place on Christmas Eve. Loras and Bridget Henshaw, a couple whose marriage has grown cold and distant, receive a gift from friends in Germany. Even after a great deal of inspection, they still have no idea what the gift is! Unable to stir up any Christmas Spirit themselves, and no use or need for this strange present, they pass it on to their acquaintance friends Tom and Mary Mulligan. Tom, an accountant who never stops accounting and Mary, his ambivalent wife who is fed up with the phoniness she sees at Christmastime, look out their windows and judge their neighbor’s Christmas decorations and quarrel about mandatory gift giving. They keep a strict accounting of gifts given and gifts received. The Henshaws get a kick out of watching the Mulligan’s politely try to figure out what this present they have opened is! Once alone with their mysterious gift and with only one couple left on their giving chart, the Cunninghams are soon to be the next recipient of the unwanted gift. Lauren and Jeff have their own problems, with Jeff still tied to his live-in mother’s apron strings and caught between her and his neat-freak wife. Of course, this contentious trio has no idea what to do with the present either, and pass it on once again to a young couple, Kurt and Katie Weiss. The plot thickens when Loras and Bridget hear from their German friends that the gift is priceless, and this begins the mad search to get it back! The ReGifters is a comedy that deals with ordinary people, living ordinary lives. The characters display playfulness, bawdiness, cynicism, and each get a second chance to redeem their situation and in the end learn about friendship, real wealth, and the value of a gift truly given. We hope you will join us this Christmas season for some love and laughter.

The BACP is excited to welcome back Director Denny Meredith-Orr to the playhouse. Denny directed last season’s hilarious “Barefoot in the Park.” He has assembled a great cast of characters that we know you will love. Loras and Bridget Henshaw will be played by Mike McEver and Sidney Rick, Tom and Mary Mulligan will be portrayed by Terry Michael and Georgie Kirby, the Cunningham family includes Tony Castellino, Ashley Matheny and Marla Taylor, last but not least the cast is rounded out with Seth McNama and Brenna Crow as Kurt and Katie Weiss.

More information for this production can be obtained by calling the BACP at 918-258-0077. The BACP is located in The Main Place at 1800 S. Main in downtown Broken Arrow. “The ReGifters ” is presented by special arrangement with Heuer Publishing, LLC. This production is made possible in part by grants from the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. The BACP would like to thank Landmark Business Systems and AVB Bank for their generous sponsorship of the 2017-2018 Season. The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse is a member of the Oklahoma Community Theatre Association and the American Association of Community Theatre.


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