The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers: A Developmental Reading
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Reservation link will open at Noon on Wednesday, September 25th 2013
The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers
Wednesday, October 2nd 2013 at 4:00pm
by Lori Fischer and Don Chaffer
Directed by Martha Banta
*All Reservations must be placed online. There is a $5.00 suggested donation to be paid in person at the box office. NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE.
Cast: Lori Fischer, Tricia Paoluccio, Reathel Bean, Bob Dehaene and Stage Directions by Alison Nusbaum
The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers is a quirky, dysfunctional comedy involving alcoholism, Alzheimers, compulsive gambling, and the country-music-singing sister duo Junie and Lashley Lashley. After lead-singer Lashley Lashley gets drunk and crashes their tour bus into a pet store (sending many a goldfish to an early fish tank heaven), her ever-ambitious back-up-singing sister, Junie, gets them a gig as funeral singers with the hope that this unexpected career move will jump start their currently defunct singing career. In this comedy about two disparate and estranged sisters, funeral songs are tailor-made for the deceased and love hangs on by sheer force of heart and will.
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