Carriage House Players "The Dining Room"
Friday 17th Apr, 2020 → Sunday 26th Apr, 2020

Kenan Center Taylor Theater
433 Locust St. Lockport, NY 14094
Time: 7:30pm
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EVENT DATES

Friday, Apr 17th
Saturday, Apr 18th
Sunday, Apr 19th
Friday, Apr 24th
Saturday, Apr 25th
Sunday, Apr 26th

The Dining Room is centered on the dining room table that could have been in any typical middle class American household where the family gathers for their meals and holiday celebrations. The six actors play a variety of roles in a multitude of scenes that could have taken place in so many families. The scenarios are sometimes comical, sometimes thoughtful, but always resonate with truth.

“Each vignette introduces a new set of people and events; A father lectures his son on grammar and politics; a boy returns from boarding school to discover his mother’s infidelity; a senile grandmother doesn’t recognize her own sons at Christmas dinner; a daughter, her marriage a shambles, pleads futilely to return home, etc.

Dovetailing swiftly and smoothly, the varied scenes coalesce, ultimately, into a theatrical experience of exceptional range, compassionate humor and abundant humanity.”  (Dramatist Play Service website)

Directed by Betsy Bittar.

April 17 & 18 at 7:30pm

April 19 at 2:00PM

April 24 & 25 at 7:30PM

April 26 at 2:00PM

The Carriage House Players is a collective of actors, directors, playwrights and guest artists bringing new and contemporary works as well as selected plays from esteemed dramatists to audiences in Western New York. In-residence at the historic Taylor Theater, the Players are a collaborative program of the Kenan Center, dedicated to enriching lives by providing cultural, educational and recreational activities.

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