Directed by Katherine Buttfield
Production Manager Jeremy Bryant
The Cast (in order of appearance)
The Cemetery Club" is a funny and heart-warming story about friendship, loss, and finding love again later in life.
Three Jewish widows from Queens, New York, meet once a month for tea and gossip before going to the cemetery to visit their husbands' graves.
Ida is sweet-tempered and ready to move on but feels guilty about loving another man;
Lucille is feisty, the perfect embodiment of the girl who wants to have fun, whereas Doris remains devoted to the memory of her late husband, believing marriages are forever.
When an encounter with the local butcher Sam at the cemetery leads to a special friendship for Ida, can their burgeoning romance survive Lucille's and Doris' meddling?
And what happens when Sam takes Mildred, the seductress, instead of Ida to a mutual friend's wedding?
Fall, 1995 in Queens, New York
Scene 1: Ida's living room.
Scene 2: The cemetery.
Scene 3: Ida's house. Late afternoon.
Scene 4: The cemetery: Abe's plot. Late afternoon, a month later.
INTERVAL - 20 minutes
Scene 1: Ida's living room, a couple of weeks later.
Scene 2: Ida's living room, 2am.
Scene 3: Ida's living room, later that same morning.
Scene 4: The cemetery: Abe's plot. Late afternoon, several weeks later.
The Production Team
|Production Assistant||Astrid Moules|
|Stage Manager||Ian Carr|
|Prompt||Annette Ayres & Katherine Buttfield|
|Set Design & Build||Ian Carr, Fred Eite, Keith Parkinson, Bob Terry, Dave Spencer|
|Set Painters||Enid Patrick (Manhattan Skyline) & Group Members|
|Ticket Sales||Christine Harbidge|
|Front of House||Christine Harbidge & Group Members|
|Refreshments||Sue Terry & Group Members|