The Foreigner

May 7, 8, 9, 2020

The Foreigner

by Larry Shue

A comedy classic by Wisconsin's own Larry Shue.

The scene is a fishing lodge in rural Georgia often visited by "Froggy" LeSueur, a British demolition expert who occasionally runs training sessions at a nearby army base. This time "Froggy" has brought along a friend, a pathologically shy young man named Charlie who is overcome with fear at the thought of making conversation with strangers. So "Froggy," before departing, tells all assembled that Charlie is from an exotic foreign country and speaks no English.

Once alone the fun really begins, as Charlie overhears more than he should—the evil plans of a sinister, two-faced minister and his redneck associate; the fact that the minister's pretty fiancée is pregnant; and many other damaging revelations made with the thought that Charlie doesn't understand a word being said. That he does fuels the nonstop hilarity of the play and sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry for the "bad guys," and the "good guys" emerge triumphant.

The Foreigner will be performed May 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2020 at the Capitol Civic Centre, Manitowoc, WI. Show times for Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are 7:30 pm.

Ticket prices* are $19 for Adults and $13 for Students.

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Cast of Characters for The Foreigner.

Froggy Lesueur -
Charlie Baker -
Betty Meeks -
Reverend David Marshall Lee -
Catherine Simms -
Owen Musser -
Ellard Simms -

Various Townspeople ...

Edith Eliot -
Amy Fssberg -
Leah Hocking -
Bryan Johnson -
Andy Mellon -
Steve Peck -
Theresa Plikaitis -
Robert Wells -

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Auditons for The Foreigner will be announced in January 2020.

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