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Jacksonville, Alabama

JSU Drama Department Presents
"The Bayou Merchant"

JACKSONVILLE -- May 1, 2001 -- The Jacksonville State University Department of Drama presents the premier performance of Daniel DuPlantis' "The Bayou Merchant," winner of the 2000 Playwright's Competition, at 7:00 p.m. on May 24, 25, 26 and at 2:00 p.m. on May 27 at Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center.

This play may not be appropriate for children under the age of 13.

After making a shambles of the funeral of his beloved by declaring his disbelief in God Almighty for taking his "blessed wife" from him, retired Louisiana shrimp boat captain, Lulu St. Marie, experiences a gradual change of heart when he and his best-friend, Bourgeois, begin to encounter strange happenings which they attribute to their late wives in the great beyond.

The cast includes: Clint LeRoy - Stevenson, AL; Salina Ledon - Boaz, AL; Samantha Rosentrater - Weaver, AL; Meredith Baker - Marianna, FL; Jennifer Davis - Jacksonville, AL; Jamie Gaulding - Jacksonville, AL; Chris West - Jacksonville, AL; Jeff Klevorn - Athens, AL; Josh O'Bryant - Jacksonville, AL, Joe Fuselli - Jacksonville, AL, Jennifer Foster - Douglasville, GA; Adrienne Perry - Fairfield, AL; Justin Young - Hokes Bluff, AL; and Sirarthur Edwards - Bessemer, AL. All are JSU students.

To reserve tickets, call (256) 782-5648. Ticket prices are Adults - $6.00; JSU faculty, staff and senior citizens - $5.00; and students and military - $4.00.


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