The Foreigner Opening at Amelia Community TheatreThe Amelia Community Theatre will feature The Foreigner by Larry Shue. The setting is a fishing lodge in rural Georgia often visited by “Froggy” LeSeuer, a British demolition expert who occasionally runs training sessions at a nearby army base. This time “Froggy” has brought along a friend, a pathologically shy young man named Charlie who is overcome with fear at the thought of making conversation with strangers. So “Froggy,” before departing, tells all assembled that Charlie is from an exotic foreign country and speaks no English. Once alone the fun really begins, as Charlie overhears more than he should, evil plans and damaging revelations made with the thought that Charlie doesn’t understand a word being said. That he does fuels the nonstop hilarity of the play and sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry for the “bad guys,” and the “good guys” emerge triumphant.

The Cast:
Tim Beard, Chris Collinsworth, Michael Flynn, Jeff Grant, Bill Mayo, Lila Mayo, Heather Van Wagner

The Director:
Fran Hindsley

“I laughed start to finish at one comic surprise after another.” —The New Yorker.<.em>

This comedy is a light-hearted event for those with a keen sense of humor. Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for adults.

Show dates are at 8:00 PM on June 12-14, 19-22, 26-28 and a 2:00 PM matinee will be performed on June 22nd.

For more information, visit www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org or call (904) 261-6749.

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