A World Premiere!!

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Williamston Theatre presents World Premiere of FLAP!

Mid-Michigan’s newest professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam in downtown Williamston, finishes its 2006-2007 season with the World Premiere of Flap by Michigan playwright, Annie Martin. Tickets for this funny, heartfelt romp through the world of divorce, new houses and flying rodents (not necessarily in that order) are now on sale.

Starting a new chapter of her life, Gail is looking for the answer to the age-old question, “What should I do now?”. Unfortunately, what she discovers is that her new house has a terrifically sordid past, and a very unwelcoming, winged tenant! When this discovery launches her on a whirlwind of lunacy involving a soon-to-be ex-husband, a whacko neighbor and a tour bus, Gail finds herself with a lot more questions than answers.
Please note this show contains adult content.

This production will begin with five Preview performances starting Thursday, July 5, 2007. During the first four Previews audience members will have the opportunity to take part in the process of creating a show by participating in a talkback session with the director and playwright following each performance. The Official Opening Night is Friday, July 13 with the show scheduled to run through Sunday, August 12. Performances will run Thursday and Friday evenings at eight o’clock, Saturday matinees at three o’clock and evenings at eight o’clock, and Sunday matinees at two o’clock. Please note there will not be a Saturday matinee on July 7.

The cast consists of Teri Clark as Gail, Dana Brazil (Music from a Sparkling Planet) as Naomi the whacko neighbor, Brian Harcourt as Bill the soon-to-be ex-husband and Jesse Miller as Sam the befuddled bat catcher. The director is Lynn Lammers, and the stage manager is Erica N. Koski.

Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can for Thursday, July 5. Remaining Preview tickets are $15.00. Starting Opening Night, tickets prices are $22.00 on Friday and Saturday evenings, $20.00 on weekend matinees and $18.00 on Thursday evenings. Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more for most performances. Williamston Theatre patrons will find ample parking on the street and in several municipal lots throughout the city. To order your tickets, call (517) 655-7469, Monday – Friday from 12 – 6pm.

The Williamston Theatre is a not-for-profit, professional live theatre company, located in downtown Williamston (exit 117 off of I-96) just south of Grand River. Additional information about the company, current season and founding members is available online at www.williamstontheatre.org or by calling (517) 655-SHOW (7469).

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