'Weekend Comedy' plays on generational differences
Generational differences seem to provide ample comedy in our everyday lives and also in the Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Company's upcoming play "Weekend Comedy" by Sam Bobrick.
The Boring theater will premiere its spring comedy at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Boring-Damascus Grange Hall, 27861 Grange St., Boring.
The play depicts the hilarity that ensues when middle-aged married couple, Peggy and Frank, who have plans to rekindle their fizzling connection with a weekend away, are interrupted by 20-somethings Jill and Tony. Finding they've all been wrongfully promised the same cabin and realizing both couples are stubbornly determined to stay, the four enter into a weekend of comedic clashes and self-realization.
"It's one of those interesting human condition, heart-warming kind of shows everyone can sink their teeth into," said Kelly Lazenby, theater company co-leader and actor of the part of Peggy. "There should be a character for everyone in the audience to relate to."
The play does include some swearing and innuendo, so Lazenby gives it a PG-13 rating.
While Lazenby said they chose "Weekend Comedy" as a more universal and light-hearted piece, she is also enjoying the contrast and depth of the couples.
"They end up learning a lot about relationships," Lazenby said of Peggy and Frank and Jill and Tony. "It's interesting to explore what I might be like later in life as part of the older couple."
The show will run through Sunday, March 22, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and a 3 p.m. matinee on Sundays.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit nnbtheater.com.
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