Blackpool and Parrish
by David Belke
Directed by A. Clay Boyce

Performances:

NOTE: WE'VE EXTENDED THE RUN FOR ANOTHER WEEKEND!

Hear an interview with David Belke and Clay Boyce with WBHM's Tanya Ott..


July 12th - 15th & July 19th - 21st AND NOW JULY 26th, 27th and 28th
at 7:30pm 2007 at Alabama School of Fine Arts Downtown

PLEASE NOTE: OPENING NIGHT IS BEING ATTENDED BY THE PLAYWRIGHT, DAVID BELKE!!!  THERE WILL BE A CATERED RECEPTION FOLLOWING THE SHOW FOR THE AUDIENCE, CAST AND CREW TO MEET AND GREET MR. BELKE.

       

Shannon McCrory as Parrish and Chris Burch as Blackpool

 

(Photo by Christine Patko - Patko photography - Special Thanks to Flemings Steakhouse)

 

The Cast of Blackpool and Parrish - Photo by Angela Karen

Birmingham Park Players present, "Blackpool and Parrish" By David Belke

For five millennia Harry Blackpool has been the agent for all Evil on Earth, while Rachel Parrish has represented Good. These implacable foes meet in a private club every twenty five years. With the end of the world scheduled for tomorrow at teatime, they must pass their duties to their oblivious heirs: a mild mannered physical education teacher and an aggressively Bohemian artist. Caught in the middle of their cosmic gamesmanship is an anxious club manager. As the sole representative of humanity, he may be the key to Armageddon's outcome in this fast paced comedy of apocalyptic proportions by the author of "That Darn Plot!" (presented last July by Park Players and given 4 out of 5 stars in it's review by the Birmingham News).

Cast of Characters - CLICK HERE TO SEE THE CAST BIOS

  • Timothy Page  (Frank Thompson) The manager of a private club.
  • Harry Blackpool (Chris Burch) Agent for all Evil on Earth.
  • Adam Blackpool (Daniel Walker) Harry's son, a Junior High gym teacher.
  • Rachel Parrish (Shannon McCrory) Agent for all Good on Earth.
  • Tiffany (Tiff) Parrish (Krissy Warren) Rachel's daughter.

This event is made possible, in part, by the Jefferson County Commission through the Jefferson County Community Arts Fund Administered by the Cultural Alliance of Greater Birmingham

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