Richmond Hill Players open season with classic drama

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Richmond Hill Players next offering is Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “Death of a Salesman.” The show will be presented Thursdays through Sundays, April 11th through April 21st at the Barn Theater in Geneseo.

The story revolves around the last days of Willy Loman, a failing salesman, who cannot understand how he failed to win success and happiness. Through a series of tragic soul-searching revelations of the life he has lived with his wife, his sons, and his business associates, viewers discover how his quest for the "American Dream" kept him blind to the people who truly loved him.

The cast features James Driscoll, Dana Moss-Peterson, Bill Hudson, Davenport; Jackie Skiles, Nathan Johnson, Ann Keeney-Grafft, Stacey McKean-Herrick Geneseo; Justin Raver, Kewanee; Bruce Carmen, Cambridge; Bryan Woods, Josh LeFebvre, Colona and Molly McLaughlin, Moline. James Fairchild, Rock Island, directs the show.

The staff includes stage manager & set builder Mike Skiles, tech director Archie Williams, props wrangler Eugenia Giebel, all of Geneseo; and crew member Melissa Scott, Orion.

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays the doors open at 6:30 pm with the show beginning at 7:30 pm. Sundays are 3 pm matinees with the doors opening at 2 pm. Late seating is not permitted; no one will be admitted to the theater once the performance has begun.

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the Richmond Hill box office at 309-944-2244 or by visiting the website at Admission for all performances is $10.