During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. They are Frances, a painfully sweet but sheltered fundamentalist; Mindy, the cheerful, wise-cracking lesbian sister of the groom; Georgeanne, whose heartbreak over her own failed marriage triggers outrageous behavior; Meredith, the bride’s younger sister, who hates her more than anyone; and Trisha, a jaded beauty whose die-hard cynicism about men is called into question when she meets Tripp, a charming bad-boy usher to whom there is more than meets the eye. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent, and touching celebration of the women’s spirit.
This play is co-directed by BWTC senior actors Carly Joseph and Sophie La Fave.
Friday, February 12 @ 7:00pm
Saturday, February 13 @ 7:00pm
Sunday, February 14 @ 2:00pm
*Content Note: The play contains some profanity, and a discussion of sexual assault.
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Date(s) - February 12, 2021 - February 14, 2021
Blue Water Theatre Company