The Cheyenne Little Theatre's production of "The Outgoing Tide" has qualified for the Rocky Mountain Regionals competition. This very talented cast will be competing to be the Rocky Mountain Region’s representative at the American Association of Community Theatre’s national competition. CLTP has been honored with these awards in the past, and is now looking to add to its accolades.
In order to progress to the next stage of the competition, two special performances are being held for the American Association of Community Theaters regional adjudication. Two regional judges will be adjudicating the play, and following the show they will offer a critique of the performance to the cast and crew.
These exceptional performances will be taking place at the Mary Godfrey Playhouse on March 18th at 2:00pm and March 19th at 7:30pm. The public is invited, and CLTP would love to have your support! For tickets go to https://ci.ovationtix.com/35648/production/1153017 or call (307) 638-6543.
“We have talent of the highest caliber here in Cheyenne, and definitely on the stage for ‘The Outgoing Tide,’” said CLTP managing director Ceara Madson. “Having the opportunity to be adjudicated for the region — it’s just really exciting and encouraging, and it’s just a fantastic learning opportunity.”
The play follows a family of three, a father, mother and son, at a summer house on the Chesapeake Bay. Gunner has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family’s future but meets with resistance from his wife and son, who have plans of their own. As winter approaches, the three must quickly find common ground and come to an understanding—before the tide goes out. This drama hums with dark humor and powerful emotion.The story navigates the patriarch’s deteriorating mental state due to Alzheimer’s. Pain, forgiveness, resentment and compassion consequently force each character to face their personal and familial struggles.