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Bus Stop
by William Inge

In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a small roadside diner. All roads are blocked, and the weary travelers on board have to take refuge in the diner until morning. Cherie, a nightclub singer, has the most to worry about. She's being pursued by "a young cowboy with all the romantic finesse of a rodeo bull." The belligerent cowhand is right behind her, ready to sling her over his shoulder and carry her, alive and kicking, all the way to Montana. As a counterpoint to the main romance, the proprietor of the cafe and the bus driver who have previously only spent time in passing, find time to develop a friendship of their own; a middle-age scholar comes to terms with himself; and a young girl who works in the cafe also gets her first taste of romance.s.

The Cast & Crew

Elma Duckworth...……….Ali Sommerness (Pequot Lakes)
Grace Hoylard………………Jen Anderson (Pine River)
Will Masters...………………Rich Dreissig (Nisswa)
Cherie.……………………..Brianna Engels (Pequot Lakes)
Dr. Gerald Lyman...……….Isaak Anderson (Pine River)
Carl.....………………………...Ben Gordon (Pine River)
Virgil Blessing...……………..CJ Anderson (Pequot Lakes)
Bo Decker...………………….Phylipe Bell (Pequot Lakes)

Director...................................Michael Sander (Pine River)
Set Designer...………………..Tim Leagjeld (Pine River)
Costumes and Properties...……...Deb Binda
Stage Manager...……………… ..Ben Gordon
Technical Director...…………….Craig Friday