Featuring Kay Allmand, Kelly Doherty, Karen Estrada and
The time is 1935, the place St. Louis, where Dorothea, a
30-something schoolteacher, dreams of marriage with her sometime
beau, the high school principal. But Bodey, her kind-hearted German
roommate, hopes to pair Dorothea up with her twin brother. While
Bodey prepares for a match-making picnic at Creve Coeur Park,
Helena, the local art teacher, arrives with secret plans of her
own. In this rarely produced play, the incomparable Tennessee
Williams envisions the comic side of heartbreak, while
simultaneously creating characters that are tender, poignant and
John E. Holland
The Dental Offices of Dr. David Paris
T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:00 PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:00 PM
An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:30 PM
Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 6, 2016 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 13, 2016 7:30 PM
After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.
Powerful quartet delivers 'A Lovely Sunday'
Participating in a round table before the New York opening of “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur” in 1979, Tennessee Williams identified “loneliness” as the “main theme” of this rarely produced play. That didn’t deter Milwaukee Chamber Theatre artistic director C. Michael Wright from including “Creve Coeur” in the current Chamber season, resulting in an exceptionally well-acted production that opened Friday night under Leda Hoffmann’s direction.
'A Lovely Sunday' is an unbridled joy at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
For a play that is so riotously funny, the laughs easily give way to the famed Tennessee Williams sorrow in "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur."