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Pictured: Anthony Conway
Eclipse Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for William Inge’s BUS STOP.
Directed by ensemble member Steve Scott, the production features ensemble members Zach Bloomfield (Virgil), Anthony Conway (Bo), and Matt Thinnes (Carl), with guest artists Sarah Bright (Grace), Ted Hoerl (Dr. Lyman), Tim Kough (Will), Daniella Pereira (Cherie), and Jillian Warden (Elma).
The production team includes ensemble members Zach Bloomfield (Casting Associate), Ashley Bowman (Production Manager), Celeste M. Cooper (Casting Associate), Kathleen Dickinson (Production Manager), Kevin Hagan (Set and Lighting Design), JP Pierson (Casting Director), Kevin Scott (Co-Producer / Set Design), and Nathaniel Swift (Co-Producer), with guest artists Eric Backus (Props Design), Jessie Cole
(Stage Manager), Rachel Lambert (Costume Designer), and Jennifer Roseman (Assistant Stage Manager).
From the press release: “In a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls into a cheerful roadside diner. All roads are blocked so the weary travelers have to hole up until morning. Chanteuse Cherie has been pursued and finally kidnapped by a 21-year-old cowboy with a ranch of his own and the finesse of a headstrong bull. Meanwhile, the proprietor and bus driver develop a friendship, a middle-age scholar comes to terms with himself, and a young café worker gets her first taste of romance.”