The Legend of Georgia McBride Opens CST’s Season 36
Carpenter Square Theatre has big plans for Season 36. They’re moving to a new location later this year. Their season opener, The Legend of Georgia McBride, will be presented at their 800 W. Main location. The move will occur after this play closes.
The Legend of Georgia McBride is a hilarious take on the important topics of sexual identity and acceptance. When Elvis impersonator Casey gets fired from his job, he has to find another means of making money. With a pregnant wife… Continue reading
Carpenter Square Presents the Colorful White Guy On the Bus
Bruce Graham’s 2017 drama White Guy on the Bus offers a surprising and honest take on race relations in the U.S. Bringing a personal touch to the subject matter, Carpenter Square Theatre tackles this heavy topic with a strong cast. Terry Veal is Ray, the titular White Guy who sits on a city bus every week and befriends a black mom who travels the same route for school and work. Time flashes backwards and forwards, showing the audience Ray’s life with his wife Roz, played by… Continue reading
The Lonesome West at Carpenter Square: Entertainment with a Side of Caution
Martin McDonagh is a playwright whose works are famous for two things- being based in Ireland, and violence. The second to last production of Carpenter Square Theatre’s 34th season, The Lonesome West, is no exception to that rule. Based in Galway, Ireland in 1997, The Lonesome West features two brothers who just can’t seem to get along. Their father has just been killed in an ambiguously accidental shooting by one of his two sons. Because of this, and the addition of two other recent deaths, the priest is having trouble coming to terms with the realities of the parish he’s… Continue reading