FHU Theatre to present ‘Becky’s New Car’

HENDERSON, Tenn. — Freed-Hardeman University Theatre presenting “Becky’s New Car.”

According to the news release, this will be their first production of the 2023-24 season, and it will begin showing on Thursday, August 24 at the Black Box Theatre.

You can find times, dates and purchase tickets online.

The release says that FHU alumnus Ryan Pickens is directing a cast of fellow alumni including Rachel Irwin as the lead character, Becky, who is responsible for 60% of the play’s lines.

The release says that Kevin Record plays Becky’s husband, Joe Foster; Jake LaJoie plays Chris Foster; Ray Eaton as Walter Flood; Saya Eagleman plays Kenni, Walter’s daughter; Seth Wilson plays Steve, Becky’s co-worker; and Olivia Semore plays Ginger, Walter’s neighbor.

The release says additional alumni serve as members of the design team: Becka Simpson, Kayce Deck, Jordan Deck, Chris Gann, David Gann and Stephanie Pearson. FHU alumna Amelia LaJoie is the stage manager for this production.

The play is described as a comedic exploration of profound themes, including identity, truth, fidelity and the consequences of choices, according to the release.

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