Bette & Kate... (rescheduled)

  • February 24 - 25, 2024
  • Mirrorbox Theatre

    1200 Ellis Blvd. NW
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405
Ticket Price $10.00-$15.00 This event is now over
Description

A presentation of the Gold Program, Eastern Iowa's Reader's Theatre program for the 60+ community.

Directed by Cherryl Moon Thomason

Featuring Jon Day, Rip Russell, and Marty Norton

Written by Chuck Blasius & Robert Kahan.

In a parallel universe, Bette and Kate are two actresses in their 80s who, when young, made the fateful decision NOT to go to Hollywood in the 1930s to become movie stars, but to stay in New York to pursue their love of the stage. And here they still are, sixty years later, hanging out in the Actors’ Equity lounge, still going to open calls, still working survival jobs (Bette at an answering service, Kate waitressing at a diner) and still hoping for and expecting their big break. As they both compete for the same role in a stock production of DRIVING MISS DAISY, long-simmering jealousies and feuds arise. Ultimately though, their respect and love for each other shines through – we realize they would do anything for each other.

Recommended for audiences 17+ for language.

Date & Time

Feb 24 - 25, 2024

Venue Details

Mirrorbox Theatre

1200 Ellis Blvd. NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405 Mirrorbox Theatre