Filled with darkly funny comedy, touching emotions, and one of the best endings ever, Trinity Street Players will weave together a trio of monologues in Jeffrey Hatcher’s Three Viewings.
Three compelling characters, including a quirky undertaker, a wise-cracking corpse robber, and an endearing, widowed matron, tell their personal stories from the confines of a small town funeral parlor. A unique theatrical experience for the Halloween season, patrons will love the fast-paced and genuine stories of love and love lost.
Three Viewings is veteran theatre professional Bob Beare’s directorial debut with Trinity Street Players. With many credits as a director, actor, and singer in Houston at Theatre Under the Stars, Stages Repertory Theatre, Theatre Lab, and Main Street Theatre, he is also an accomplished composer and lyricist. Beare has written, directed, and performed a variety of music for stage, screen, and video.
“There are many surprises in Three Viewings,” Director Bob Beare said. “There is nothing morose about it. Though it is set in a funeral home, the stories are briskly told with an element of truth that is always the best kind of humor.”
Award-winning playwright and talented screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher “is an intelligent writer,” Beare said. “Each detail is important in each of the stories, and he delivers a full range from hilarity to deep sorrow, without forcing the humor or overdoing the tragedy.”
Three Viewings ran October 21- Nov 6, 2011 and starred David Harper, Linda Miller Raff, and Mary Jane Smith.