January 30, 2014 |

'Becky's New Car' In Six-Week Run

Kentwood Players presents "Becky's New Car" by Steven Dietz which began on Jan. 10 and will continue until February 15, 2014 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Avenue, Westchester.

Shari Barrett

The production is directed by Susan Stangl and produced by Larry Jones by special arrangement with Dramatist's Play Service, Inc.

"Becky's New Car" is a thoroughly original and contemporary comedy about love, loss, choices and what makes life worth living, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken.

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage-with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life...and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn't dare.

Featured in the cast are Jaymie Bellous, Jacque Borowski, Dylan Brody, Craig Bruenell, Bob Grochau, Cherry Norris, and Maria Pavone.

Tickets are $18 with a $2 discount for seniors, students, servicemen, and Metro riders who present their same day ticket or monthly pass when purchasing full price tickets at the box office.

To purchase tickets by phone call (310) 645-5156 during box office hours, Wednesday through Saturday from 4 pm to 7. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted.

You may also purchase tickets online at www.kentwoodplayers.org. For group ticket sales, please call the box office or Lori Marple-Pereslete at (310) 216-9094.

For more information about Kentwood Players including our current productions, upcoming auditions, and our Kentwood Kids Children's Theatre classes and productions, please visit the Kentwood Players website at www.kentwoodplayers.org. You can also find information on Kentwood Players on Facebook and Twitter.

To meet the "Becky's New Car" production team and learn more about Kentwood Players and what goes on at the Westchester Playhouse, the public is invited to attend our general membership meetings, which are free and held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located two blocks west of the San Diego Freeway and two blocks north of Manchester at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045.

Photo credit: Shari Barrett

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