Good People

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Good People
by David Lindsay-Abaire

Directed by Matthew Busch, Associate Artistic Director
April 8 – 23, 2016

Featuring Amanda Cucher, Will Brooks, Mystie Smith, Jeffrey Sneed, LeeAnna Lambert, and Rose Bianco

Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month's paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh (portrayed by award-winning actor Amanda Cucher) has just been let go from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling who's made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start. But is this apparently self-made man secure enough to face his humble beginnings? Margie is about to risk what little she has left to find out.

With his signature humorous glow, Lindsay-Abaire explores the struggles, shifting loyalties and unshakeable hopes that come with having next to nothing in America. An insightful comedy of class and culture, this Broadway hit is darkly funny and surprisingly touching.

From Variety on GOOD PEOPLE, "David Lindsay-Abaire pays his respects to his old South Boston neighborhood with this tough and tender play about the insurmountable class divide between those who make it out of this blue-collar Irish neighborhood and those who find themselves left behind. The scrappy characters have tremendous appeal, and the moral dilemma they grapple with—is it strength of character or just a few lucky breaks that determines a person's fate?—holds special significance in today's harsh economic climate.”
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