Friday, June 1, 2012

The Koonzy Paddle Premiers Tonight @ SJSU

06/01 Friday - 06/10 Sunday
Thurs, Fri: 8pm
Sat: 7pm
Sun: 3pm

The Koonzy Paddle

The Koonzy Paddle is a bare-knuckled story about two salty, conflicted brothers, Lyle and Darryl Driggers. Darryl -- long after his divorce and in the grip of resurgent alcoholism -- marries a young woman he has met through an internet mail order bride service. When his new wife betrays him, trouble ensues, and Darryl escapes to the home of his brother and sister-in-law. With the arrival of his vindictive daughter, their lives become a turmoil of comic conflict that awakens memories of sibling grudges and a poignant past, causing the brothers to engage in their ludicrous childhood ritual of "gettin' even."
This humorous play is being co-produced by Spotlite Stage Company and Chamber Productions in association with the SJSU Alumni Association's Alumni Outreach Campaign.
The entire cast and crew are comprised of current students and alumni from SJSU's Theatre Department and is a "Tribute" to the late Theatre Department Chairman, Dr. Hal J Todd.
It was co-directed by Erica Schwehr and it features Steve Trinwith, Wendy Howard-Benham, Stephanie Marsh Ballard and Wes Finlay.
Chamber Productions & Spotlite Stage Company
Hal Todd Theatre - San Jose State University
5th Street & San Fernando Street
San Jose 95192
Opening Night $25 Friday and Saturday evenings $25 (Student/Senior $15) Thursday Evening $20 (Student/Senior $15) Sunday Matinees $15 (Student/Senior $10)

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