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Send Me No Flowers Last Modified: Sunday, October 19, 2008
Send Me No Flowers
by Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore
Directed by Kerry Lockwood Owen
July, 1998

Synopsis

From Samuel French:

This Broadway comedy stars George Kimball, a Westchester commuter whose hobby is hypochondria. When he overhears his doctor talking about another patient who is on his way out with heart trouble, he misunderstands and prepares to meet the end bravely. He puts his affairs in order and writes a heartbreaking letter to his wife to be read after his death. He arranges in advance for the soon to be widow to have another beau who will make a good second husband. He buys a cemetery plot big enough for three: himself, the widow and Hubby Two. Complications involve a wifely hunch that the lad is playing footsie, plans for Reno and a false confession.

"Bouquet of laughs." N.Y. Mirror.


Published by Samuel French.

From the Director:

My Dad, Harold Lockwood, appeared in the Hot Springs Community Players production of Arsenic and Old Lace in 1948. As the police detective, he made a magnificent entrance, slammed the door, and quite dramatically caused the entire set to collapse onto the actors. He passed that love of theatre on to me, and this show is for you, Daddy. And thanks to Mark Britton for Shanghai-ing me into directing what's a terrific and loving cast and crew. To Robert and my Ray Owen - I am a better person because of you. Enjoy the magic!

The Players
(In order of appearance)
Role Actor
Judy Kimball: Maya Annett
George Kimball: Raymond Johnson
Vito: Dan Noble
Dr. Morrissey: Jerry Longinotti
Bert Power: Win Noble
Arnold Nash: John Citron
Mr. Akins: Craig Myers
A Girl: Susan Lascaro
Ms. Mason: Caren Epstein
Passersby: Caren Epstein
Susan Lascaro
Our Crew
Director: Kerry Lockwood Owen
Assistant Director: Robert L. Simpson
Set Design: Mark Britton
Sound and Lighting: Jan & Dave McKillip
Costumes & Design: The Cast
Georgie Citron
Heather Henigen
Props: Heather Henigen
Judy Jones
House Manager: Elva Hansen
Box Office: Elva Hansen
Carolyn Dodd
Bud Morrison
Set Construction: Mark Britton
Robert Carpenter
Jim Dodd
Ray Johnson
Jan McKillip
Bill Tanzyus
Program: Maya Kumputr
Photography: Carl Fowler
Iwuz Luckie
Webmaster: John Lukas

OUR SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Fran Kasemeier from The Jackson House Hot Springs
Jim Evans
Good Deal Furniture
J&J MiniStorage
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Jensen
Lockwood's Men's Store
Jacquelyn Longinotti
Monica and Dee Mannio
Clare Martin
Nearly New
Noble House
Ray Owen & Associates
Irene Ragsdale
Linda Rickel
Robert Simpson
Daisy Warren
LaVilla News
The Sentinel-Record
Hot Springs Village Voice

Our sincere apology to all those whom we inadvertantly omitted.