Dixie Swim Club

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By Craig Thornton

 

 The Dixie Swim Club
 

By Jessie Jones,  Nicholas Hope,  Jamie Wooten

 
THE STORY: Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina's Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other's lives. THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years. Sheree, the spunky team captain, desperately tries to maintain her organized and "perfect" life, and continues to be the group's leader. Dinah, the wisecracking overachiever, is a career dynamo. But her victories in the courtroom are in stark contrast to the frustrations of her personal life. Lexie, pampered and outspoken, is determined to hold on to her looks and youth as long as possible. She enjoys being married—over and over and over again. The self-deprecating and acerbic Vernadette, acutely aware of the dark cloud that hovers over her life, has decided to just give in and embrace the chaos. And sweet, eager-to-please Jeri Neal experiences a late entry into motherhood that takes them all by surprise. As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges (men, sex, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging) that life flings at them. And when fate throws a wrench into one of their lives in the second act, these friends, proving the enduring power of "teamwork," rally 'round their own with the strength and love that takes this comedy in a poignant and surprising direction. THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB is the story of these five unforgettable women—a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever…

Black River Valley Club - Cabaret Room, 131 Washington Street, Watertown NY

 

Dinner Theater Shows

October 26 & 27, 2012 dinner 7 pm, show to follow

November 9 & 10, dinner 7 pm, show to follow

Oct 28 & Nov 11,  Sunday dinner 1:00 pm, show to follow

Reservations Required - Call 315-646-1018

All meals served with rolls, tuscan vegetables, garlic smashed potatoes, coffee/tea and dessert.  Choice of:

   Prime Rib                                Chicken Cordon Bleu  

   Crab-stuffed Haddock             Vegetarian Pasta

 

$30 per person includes dinner, tax, tip, and show

No general admission on dinner theater nights

 

General Admission Shows

Thursdays, October 25 and November 8, 2012  at 7:30 pm

Admission $12 at the door

 

Thursday, October 25 - Opening Night Proceeds go to Indian River High School Drama Department trip to Edinburgh, Scotland                            .

Directed by Jane Jenkins

 

Starring

Angela Alpaugh, Georgia Gagnon, Sarah Hovey, Elizabeth P. Smith, Tina Thompson

 

Produced with permission by Dramatist Play Service

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