Centre Theater Presents FOOL FOR LOVE, 3/2-25

In a dingy hotel room in the American west, two lovers grapple with their past, their future and the shocking secret that binds them together. Sam Shepard delves into the horror and humor of a family running from its past in Fool for Love.

Fool for Love opens March 2 and runs through March 25 at the Centre Theater, Norristown's professional theater at 208 DeKalb St. in downtown Norristown. Show-times are 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at Call 610-279-1013 for information or visit the web at

Eddie, a broken down rodeo cowboy, has driven two thousand miles, finding May alone in a cheap motel at The Edge of the desert. He is desperate to get her back, but she wants to move on with her life after many failed attempts to live with Eddie. Their passion engulfs them and they burn with love, hatred and sadness. Punctuated by visits from Eddie's manipulative father and May's new beau, The play is filled with humor, sadness and sudden outburst of violence as two damaged souls try to reconcile the past.

The cast feature's Adam Altman as Eddie and Michelle Pauls as May the star-crossed lovers. Altman has done more than 16 shows at The Centre Theater and is also a regionally recognized actor working with Delaware Shakespeare, The Arden Theatre Company, Tiny Dynamite productions and the Philadelphia Artists Collective.

Michelle Pauls is the driving force behind Walking Fish Theatre and has acted at The Centre several times before. She has worked with Curio Theatre, Littlefish Theatre Cooperative, White Box Productions, The Walnut Street Theatre, The Wilma Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Vagabond Theatre.

Dave Fiebert plays The Old Man. Fiebert is a puppeteer and has been a part of several recent Iron Age productions including Waiting for Godot, Maroons, The Life of John Henry and The Rear Column.

Rounding out the cast is Sean Close, a newcomer to The Centre Theater, Close has performed with the Arden Theatre, Quintessence Theatre, Bootless Artworks and Theatre Horizon.

Call 610-279-1013 for tickets and information or visit the website at

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