Directed By Abby Cline

Homeless Girl - Madelie Frye
Old Man - James Griffin
Lawyer - Jacqueline Keysear
Professor - James Cannamela
Nun - Donna Bussell
Business Woman - Erin Sullivan
Business Man - Dennis Killen
High School Girl - Katie Steinhour
High School Boy - Kory Wall
Waitress - Jennifer Dennison


by Peter Tarsi

Don't Fear the Reaper

by Eddie Zipperer

Show Synopsis


by Peter Tarsi
A group of strangers meet in a dirty subway station. They have arrived with limited personal belongings, their watches have stopped and they all claim to be in different cities. Soon they learn there is no way out of the station, and the unfortunate truth is told to them: they are all dead. Since subway stations have two sides, they reason the train leaving from one platform must be bound for heaven, while the train leaving from the other platform must be bound for hell. But which platform are they on? They reflect upon their lives, recalling and confessing past deeds of which they are not proud, hoping to figure out which platform is which. The arrival of someone from the other platform only complicates matters, and the answer remains unclear. As the subway train finally approaches, they must decide whether to stay and ponder their actions further, or to have faith and climb aboard to their final destination.

Don't Fear the Reaper

by Eddie Zipperer
Don't Fear the Reaper follows a day in the life of the Grim Reaper—the day he gets fired. On his first gig of the morning, he's spotted on the doorstep of a young married couple. The husband and wife each decide that it must be the other one's time, and through a series of passive-aggressive strategies they each attempt to lure their partner onto the doorstep, until they learn the important lesson that throwing one's spouse to the Reaper isn't the American way. Next on the Reaper's list is Steve. Steve's soul seems like a routine reaping at first, but ultimately presents a problem unseen for 40,000 years. In his mediocrity, Steve has reached a perfect balance on the scale of good and evil and must choose his own fate on The Fating Game, where God and Satan vie for his soul. As day turns to night, the Reaper meets with God in His office and learns that—due to certain people ending up in the wrong afterlife—it is time to turn over his scythe to the new Reaper, Jeremy (formerly the grim reaper of insects). Insisting that people should be able to die with a little compassion and sympathy, the Reaper steals the scythe and goes rogue. Cornered by God, Satan, Jeremy and his wife, the Reaper is forced to decide whether he should go quietly or take the world down with him.

Don't Fear the Reaper

Directed by

Preston Dodd and

Meghan Lowder-PAul

Bill - Tim Perdue
Robert - Michael Chase
Jessica - Amy Chase
Steve - Kory Wall
God - James Cannamela 
Conception - Brittney Anderson
Satan - Sarah Reisch
Donnie - Joe Murray
Announcer - Caitlyn Simpson
Jeremy - Colin Johnson
Jack/Crew - Chad Anderson
Crew - Joy Murray

March 29-31, 2019

Friday/Saturday 8:00 pm

Sunday 2:00 pm

Hoogland Center for the Arts

Theater 3