Biloxi Little Theatre | 220 Lee Street, Biloxi, MS 39531 | P: (228) 432-8543 (voicemail only)

 

Directed by Judy Madden and Maggie Wooten

CastLUCY CHASE WAYNE: Shannon Wooten; 
STEPHEN WAYNE: Payton Green; 
SOPHY PRESCOTT: Hope Jacquet;
IRENE HIBBARD: Raquel Lewis; 
CARTER HIBBARD: Autherius J. (AJ) Lawson; 
TOM HARDWICK: Austin Agregaard; 
BELLE HARDWICK: Kaitlyn Greer; 
EMMY PAIGE: Faith Webster; 
ELLSWORTH T. GANNING: Dmitri Schwartz; 
SENATOR KEANE: Patrick Hunter; 
MRS. CREEVEY: Anna Collinsgru;
CHARLES: Kyle Murphy; 
JASON FLEMING/MR. CHANG: Ryan Schlicht; 
MARY IVES: Zada McClendon; 
ANN FORRESTER: Erin Schlicht; 
GEORGE MASON: Austin Allen;
A CONGRESSMAN’S WIFE: Shelby Tapper; 
HER FRIEND: Morgan Shavers; 
SENOR ORTEGA: Matt Howard; 
THE BARONESS: Dosha Quave; 
BLEECKER/MONSIEUR PAVITCH: Austin Wooten; 
HERBERT SEDGWICK/MONSIEUR PROTOPOPESCUE: Cody Swann; 
A GENERAL: Bobby Simmons; 
MRS. DAVENPORT: Leah McWilliams; 
MRS. CHANG: Olivia Schwartz; 
EDWARD: BJ Parker

Our 16th Summer Teen Production:  Set in Washington DC in the mid 1930s, this show is still timely with the current political campaigns heating up.  Here, the conflict centers upon the feud between two Washington hostesses, who show no quarter in their struggle for the position of First Lady. Irene Hibbard, wife of a Supreme Court Justice, incurred the undying hatred of Lucy Chase Wayne, wife of the Secretary of State, when she stole the latter’s cook. For revenge Lucy, to discourage Irene’s interest in a young Senator, lets a false rumor circulate that the party is considering Hibbard for the Presidency. Irene immediately returns to the family hearth to “stick with her husband in his hour of need.” But the rumor goes out of Lucy’s control and threatens to become a reality. Realizing she would be responsible for thwarting her own husband, Lucy frantically tries to repair the damage. The battle between them rages at social functions and in congressional lobbies. When all seems lost Lucy gets a brilliant inspiration and with the help of the foreign office learns that a former marriage of Irene’s is still in effect, the foreign obtained divorce not being recognized in this country. Using this she forces Irene to retire from th

July 13, 14, 19, 20, and 21 at 8:00
July 15 at 2:00