Cast Announced for DEARLY DEPARTED at Mariemont Players

MPI_logo 2020Mariemont Players and director Aaron Whitehead are excited to announce the cast of our January, 2023 production, Dearly Departed, by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones:

  • Cathy Lutts as Raynelle
  • Christie Bishop as Ray-Bud/Bud
  • Arlene Balczo as Lucille
  • Blake Gehring as Junior
  • Jessie Faye as Suzanne
  • Lisa Breithaupt as Marguerite
  • Jackie Miesle as Delightful/Nadine
  • Adam McCoy as Reverend
  • Justin Hanks as Royce
  • Traci Taylor as Veda/Juanita
  • Josh Zak as Clyde/Norval

Performance dates: January 12-29, 2023 

Dearly Departed is directed by Aaron Whitehead and produced by Douglas Berlon and Dee Anne Bryll.

Synopsis: In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father’s funeral, the Turpins’ other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion.

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