Athens Review, Athens, Texas

February 22, 2013

A different viewpoint

HCPAC opens Black Box Season with ‘Boys Club’

Special to the Review
The Athens Review

Athens —

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center, in conjunction with Document Solutions/Xerox,  opens its 2013 Black Box Season with The Boys Club, an original play  by Marjorie Bicknell.

The play opens  on March 1 at 7:30 p.m. with additional shows on  March 2, March 8 and March 9 at 7:30 and  matinees at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, and Sunday, March 10.  The theatre complex is located at 400 Gibson Road in Athens.

The Boys Club is one of five national winners of the original play competition sponsored by Texas Nonprofit Theatres. The five winning shows are produced by five different producing companies from the state of Texas. Ms. Bicknell’s show was selected by HCPAC to be produced. 

The Boys Club, featuring Cassandra Schwantes and J Niswonger, follows the trial of a Boys Club owner that is accused of killing 14 boys from his club. The action takes place in his cell as he and his attorney hammer out his defense strategies. Did he kill them? You will have to come to the show to find out that answer.The show is directed by Dennis Gilmore.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 903-675-3908 or online at Non-subscriber  tickets are $17 for adults and $12 for students.

The show is rated Theatre PG-13 for language and content.