|Deborah Kennedy as Gussie;
Marquetta Senters as Carmen.
Photo by Jackie McCall
Amana – “With the chance for her own television show being dangled in front of her like a perfectly glazed carrot, Gussie Richardson decides to face her fear of the cameras to tape a cooking segment. With a few post-hypnotic suggestions and ‘help’ from the tipsy gypsy next door, Gussie cooks up a recipe for laughter that will have you bubbling like a cheese soufflé. Don’t miss Cookin’ With Gus, opening Thursday, May 30 at 3 p.m. on The Old Creamery Theatre’s Main Stage in Amana.
Written by Jim Brochu, Cookin’ With Gus is directed by Sean McCall, Artistic Director at The Old Creamery Theatre. The cast consists of Deborah Kennedy of West Amana, Marquetta Senters of South Amana, Eddie Skaggs of Cedar Rapids and Dion Stover of Chicago.
Tickets are $27.50 for adults and $18 for students. Show times are Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Student rush tickets are available half an hour before performances. A student ID is required to get this special rate of $12 per ticket. Group rates for 15 people or more are available. Cookin’ With Gus is rated Theatre PG and runs through June 30.
The media sponsor for Cookin’ With Gus is WMT-AM.
Call the box office at 800-35-AMANA or visit the website at www.oldcreamery.com for tickets or more information. Walk-ins are always welcome if seats are available. Reservations are highly recommended.”
(Source: Old Creamery Press Release)