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This rainbow, designed by local artist Maureen Pesta, decorated the Royal-off-the-Square Theatre  in the '70s and '80s.

 

 

 
Catfish Moon   Performances:      April 26, 27, May 3,4, 2013, 7:30 PM
by:     Laddy Sartin   Directed By:     Betty Baute, Kathleen Baute

 

  Produced By:   

The old fishing pier out on the end of Cypress Lake was the favorite hangout for three friends when they were kids.  They are now adults and each has tasted both the sweetness and bitterness of life, and the pressures of adulthood have eroded the friendship between Gordon and Frog.  The final straw comes when Frog discovers Gordon is dating Frog’s ex-wife Betty.  Curley, the “big brother” of the bunch, tries to recapture the friendship and settle the dispute by setting up an all-night fishing trip back on the pier that seemed to be magical in their youth.  On the pier, the group rediscovers their love for fishing, laughter and the friendship that was really never lost.  The poignant ending brings the group to the realization that life is too short and too precious to let true friendship become “the one that got away.”

 

 

 

Character:

Played By:

Curley Matt Nieman
Gordon James McGrath
Frog John Hiester
Betty Joyce DiBlasi
   
   
   
   

Production Crew:

 
  Kathleen Baute
  Matt Nieman
  Kathy Nichols