Theatre Review: “Auntie Mame” at Buck Creek, Plus 2011-2012 BCP Season

Last Saturday night I drove to the southeast side of Indianapolis to the Buck Creek Playhouse to see the Buck Creek Players’ production of “Auntie Mame.”  It was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, based on the 1955 bestselling novel by Patrick Dennis.  It was directed for Buck Creek by Andrew Ranck and produced by Cheryl Kern.

I love the 1974 movie version starring Lucille Ball and I would like to read the novel some day.  Now, after seeing this non-musical stage version, I am fonder than ever of the irrepressible title character and her story. 

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Theatre Review: “Honk!” at Buck Creek

Kari Ann Stamatoplos and Trevor Fanning in “Honk!” at Buck CreekLast Saturday evening I drove south through a blinding rainstorm to see one of the final performances of “Honk!” as presented by the Buck Creek Players.

I knew I would not be able to write about it in time to help anyone else make a decision about whether or not to go see it, but I had several reasons for wanting to see it just for myself:

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