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The Little Foxes 2013 Last Modified: Friday, August 09, 2013
Presented on Our Main Stage
The Little Foxes
By Lillian Hellman.
A Live Theater Production of an Intense Drama.
Directed by Dorian Flanders.
Rating: PG13 - Offensive Language

Performance Dates:
April 2013

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From Dramatists Play Service:

Picture a charming home in the South. Into this peaceful scene put the prosperous, despotic Hubbard family—Ben, possessive and scheming; Oscar, cruel and arrogant; Ben's dupe, Leo, weak and unprincipled; Regina wickedly clever—each trying to outwit the other. In contrast, meet lonely intimidated Birdie, whom Oscar wed for her father's cotton fields; wistful Alexandra, Regina's daughter; and Horace, ailing husband of Regina, between whom a breach has existed for years. The conflict in these lives has been caused by Ben's ambition to erect a cotton mill. The brothers still lack $75,000 to complete the transaction. This, they hope, will come from Horace, who has been in a hospital with a heart ailment. Horace is beset by his relatives the first hour of his homecoming, but refuses to commit himself. Desperate, Leo and his father, Oscar, plan for Leo to take $80,000 worth of bonds from Horace's safe-deposit box. However, knowing that he is to be short-lived, Horace has his box brought to him. Discovering the theft, he informs his wife that he has willed the bonds to her. He promises to say nothing about the theft, calling it a loan. Cruelly, Regina recalls their unhappy married life, causing Horace to be stricken with a severe attack. Regina refuses to get his medicine upstairs, hoping that the effort of climbing may prove fatal. Horace collapses. Then Regina blackmails her brothers into giving her 75% of the business instead of their planned 33 1/3%, or she will reveal their theft. We feel, however, that crafty Ben holds the trump card by his parting remark, "What was a man in a wheelchair doing on a staircase?"

"If ever a play seems ripe for a revival, it's certainly this saga of the rapacious Hubbards, Hellman's symbols of the merchant under class clawing its way up the social ladder after the Civil War to usurp the wealth and power of top bananas." - Curtain Up

"It turns out that beneath their mean, greedy and conniving exteriors, the Hubbards are mean, greedy and conniving." - New York Times

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Published by Dramatists Play Service.

Velma Davis as Addie

Billy Sample as Cal

Amy Young as Birdie Hubbard

Kevin Day as Oscar Hubbard

Matthew Pultz as Leo Hubbard

Cast of characters in order of appearance:
In order of appearance
Role Actor
Addie: Velma Davis
Cal: Billy Sample
Birdie Hubbard: Amy Young
Oscar Hubbard: Kevin Day
Leo Hubbard: Matthew Pultz
Regina Giddens: Amber Westgate
William Marshall: Stephen Kudabeck
Benjamin Hubbard: Stephen Fryar
Alexandra Giddens: Elizabeth Alaniz
Horace Giddens: Bill Schuler
Production Staff
Producer: Gene Forsyth
Director: Dorian Flanders
Asst. Director/Stage Manager: Robert L. Simpson

Our Crew
Set Design/Dressing: Dorian Flanders
Linda Millard
Set Construction: Harvie Arington
Darryl Millard
Light Designer: Mary Hill
Lights: Abigail Fryar
Light Technicians: Thomas Griffin
Tiffany Fryar
Sound: Leigh Griffin
Prop Masters: Darryl and Linda Millard
Costumes: Hannah Mills
Becky Davis
Linda Millard
Dorian Flanders
Hair, Makeup: Cast
Painting: Tiffany Fryar
Chris Pigman
Darryl Millard
Publicity: Dorian Flanders
Gene Forsyth
Programs: Neil Richarson

Pocket Community Theatre Staff
Production Committee Chair: Steve Burns
Treasurer: Robert L. Simpson
Office: Margaret Forsyth
Graphic Arts: Neil Richardson
Leigh Griffin
Photography: Rebecca Manion
Webmaster: John Lukas
Building Maintenance: Harvie Arington
Amber Westgate as Regina Giddens

Stephen Kudabeck as William Marshall

Stephen Fryar as Benjamin Hubbard

Elizabeth Alaniz as Alexandra Giddens

Bill Schuler as Horace Giddens

Eastlake Settee courtesy of Historic District Antiques
Wheelchair courtesy Blue Dog Antiques, Higdon Ferry Flea Market
Peter's Flooring & Paint
The Management of Central Station Marketplace
for use of booths 21, B-30, GBS, and E-70
Grand Gallery Auctions
Arrangement Florists
The Hot Springy Dingy
Tom Cooper and Alliance Business Machines
Marti McWilliams
Linda Rickel
Bill Hall Printers
The Pocket Community Theatre Board of Directors
Allison Harbour and The Hot Springs Sentinel-Record
Cindy Penny and the Hot Springs Village Voice
The Arkansas Democrat Gazette
The Arkansas Times
The Hot Springs Advertising & Promotion Commission
Dick Antoine and KZNG 1340 AM Hot Springs News/Talk Radio
Alice Bates and KVRE 92.9 FM Hot Springs Village Nostalgia Radio
KLAZ 105.9 FM Hot Springs Pop Contempory Hit Radio

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