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ABCT Stages World Premiere of Comedy Play by Local Playwright Titled, I'd Rather Be Rich! None

The Anthony Bean Community Theater presents the world premiere Comedy play, I'd Rather Be Rich. Written by Fred Roberts, originally from Philadelphia, is an award winning playwright who, with his wife Janet, now calls New Orleans his home. He has won many awards with his One Act staged play performances in Connecticut, Miami, Seattle, and more recently Off Broadway. I'd Rather Be Rich will be his first full length comedy. Directed by Anthony Bean and stars Dwight E. Clay, Leah Rouege' and TJ Toups. The comedy is about a group of superficial friends show their true colors as they love and betrays each other to become rich. I'd Rather Be Rich is a comedy that will keep you laughing and show how being greedy without a heart leads to chaos. Other members of the cast include Kelishia King, Squeak Lindsey, Jonathan Patterson and Darrell Tobias. The creative team includes: Dane Rhodes (scenic), Vic Woodward (scenic and lighting), Ms. B (costumes), and Steve Burke Sr... Staci Tolliver is the stage manager and Michelle Briscoe-Long as the production manager. Showtime and performances are October 31 - November 23. Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm, & Sunday matinee at 3:00 pm. (Special Note: On Sunday, November 2, there will be an 8:00 pm show ONLY!)




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