Two Old Broads Productions presents the Arizona premier of Ripcord by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Hilarity trumps sensibility in this high-stakes comedy about two women locked in a no-holds barred battle over pride and territory.
At the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility a sunny room on the upper floor is prime real estate, and the cantankerous and unsociable Abby has long enjoyed the single-occupancy of her comfortable room. But, her solitude is quickly shattered when she is forced to share her quarters with the infuriatingly chipper newcomer, Marilyn. A seemingly harmless bet between the two women quickly escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals not just the tenacity of these worthy opponents, but also deeper truths that each would rather remain hidden.
" . . . Mr. Lindsay-Abaire's script is admirable in its precision and symmetry; there's not a comic setup that isn't balanced by a logically consistent payoff." – NY TimesDirected by Guest Director David Weiss, the cast features Studio members Judy Rollings, Patti Davis Suarez, Tom Koelbel and Julie Lee with guest artists Nathan Spector and David Weiss.
Ripcord runs from Arpil 7 - 24, 2017. Show times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. The Studio is located at 4848 E. Cactus Rd, #406, in Scottsdale.
Tickets are $25 for General Admission; $20 for Groups of 10 or More, Seniors 65 and over and Members of the Military, and $15 for Students 25 & Under. For tickets, call the box office at 602-765-0120 or visit our TICKETS page.