Surfside Players to Present FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS, 9/13-29

August 26
12:52 PM 2013

Surfside Players, Cocoa Beach, will open their fifty-fifth season of entertaining, critically acclaimed theatrical productions with FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS, a comedy by Alan Ball, playing September 13 - 29, 2013. The show will perform on Fridays and Saturdays 8:00pm, Sundays 2:00pm. Tickets are $18 adults / $16 seniors, active military / $13 students, with opening night as Buy One, Get One Free. Call (321) 783-3127 for reservations, or visit www.surfsideplayers.com.

Directed by Janet Rubin, the production stars Eva Knowles, Christina Crosbie, Bethany Bianco, Sarah Roberts, Leigh Anne Taylor, and Justin Amos.

During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. They are Frances, a painfully sweet but sheltered fundamentalist; Mindy, the cheerful, wise-cracking lesbian sister of the groom; Georgeanne, whose heartbreak over her own failed marriage triggers outrageous behavior; Meredith, the bride's younger sister whose precocious rebelliousness masks a dark secret; and Trisha, a jaded beauty whose die-hard cynicism about men is called into question when she meets charming usher Tripp. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent celebration of the women's spirit.

FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY. Contains profanity, strong language, and adult themes.

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