The Originals Present: The Holdup by Marsha Norman – MAINE ART SCENE MAGAZINE

(Bar Mills, ME) The originals play The Holdup, a play by Marsha Norman. In 1914, in a remote cabin on the New Mexico prairie, two brothers, Archie (Gerald Davis) and Henry (Josh Cuff) await the return of the rest of their team of wheat-threshers, who went into town on a Saturday evening to spend their wages for the week. Instead, they are held back by The Outlaw (Dana Packard), an aging gunslinger who arrives for a date with the love of his life, Lily (Jennifer Porter), a former dancer who now owns the largest hotel in town – and whom the outlaw hasn’t seen in twenty years. Soon, the brothers are drawn into the high-stakes world of the Wild West. This inventive caper mixes humor and moments of startling theatrics as it unfolds its rowdy tale of a worn-out desperado knocked down by changing times and the invention of the automobile.

Please Note: This piece contains strong language.

Performance schedule:

October 28 & 29 and November 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday October 30 at 2:30 p.m.

Ticket and venue information

Tickets are $15 for general admission and on Thursday, November 3, pay what you want. For more information, please call (207) 929-6473 or visit The Saco River Theater is located at 29 Salmon Falls Road in Bar Mills (please note GPS for SRT is Buxton, Maine 04093).

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