Photo Flash: Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant Presents LONE STAR LOVE POTION

Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant launches their 2019 season with Lone Star Love Potion by Michael Parker and directed by Daniel Lee White. Now playing through March 31 this uproariously lusty comedy is a Texas-size farce about a mysterious love potion that will keep you guessing until the final curtain.

Performances are at the Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Highway, Newport, RI with shows Friday and Saturday evenings, as well as weekday and Sunday matinees. Admission for the play is $52.95, which includes a homemade buffet and post-show cabaret (show only admission is $25) Purchase online at www.newportplayhouse.com or by calling (401) 848-7529.

In the uproarious Lone Star Love Potion, the owner of a vast fortune and a two hundred thousand-acre Texas ranch has died. His will refers to the butler, the maid, his niece and the neighbor, Tammy Jo, as well as a formula and a sample of what appears to be a love potion. Can it really work? With the potential to be worth billions to whoever can claim it, everyone is trying to prove it works - with hilarious results. Only in the last 30 seconds of the play is the surprising truth revealed.

Under the direction of Daniel Lee White, the show features Rick Bagley, Emily Charleton, Rebecca Christie, W. Richard Johnson, Jonathan Perry, Sarah Reed and Audrey Robinson. Production staff include set designer Tonya Killavey, lighting designer Jay Davis, stage manager Olivia M. Sahlin, assistant stage manager Eric Crosby.

Now celebrating their 36th year of producing award-winning entertainment for thousands of visitors a year, the newly renovated Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant is located at 102 Connell Highway, Newport, RI 02840. Admission for the play, homemade buffet, song-filled post-show cabaret are $52.95, show only admission is $25. Purchase online at www.newportplayhouse.com or by calling (401) 848-7529.

Photo Credit: Daniel Lee White

Photo Flash: Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant Presents LONE STAR LOVE POTION
Sarah Reed as Tammy-Jo Harper and W. Richard Johnson as Mr. Oakfield, the lawyer in Lone Star Love Potion

Photo Flash: Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant Presents LONE STAR LOVE POTION
Rick Bagley as Jarvis the butler (seated) and W. Richard Johnson as Mr. Oakfield the lawyer in Lone Star Love Potion

Photo Flash: Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant Presents LONE STAR LOVE POTION
Jonathan Perry and Emily Charleton as Michael & Patrice Leadly in Lone Star Love Potion

Photo Flash: Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant Presents LONE STAR LOVE POTION
W. Richard Johnson as Mr. Oakfield, the lawyer and Audrey Robinson as Melody, the maid in Lone Star Love Potion

Photo Flash: Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant Presents LONE STAR LOVE POTION
Rick Bagley as Jarvis, the butler and Sarah Reed as Tammy-Jo Harper in Lone Star Love Potion

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