The Savannah Disputationby Evan Smith
The Catholic faith of two elderly sisters is rocked after a visit from a young evangelist.
To fight back, the women invite the missionary and their unsuspecting parish priest to a truly devilish dinner party, where they stage a theological showdown in this all-out questioning of religious faith and belief.
LISA MCMILLAN is delighted to return to FST after appearing as Mrs. Shubert in Shear Madness. Broadway credits include Moose Murders (with Eve Arden) and La Cage Aux Folles (dir. by Arthur Laurents). Numerous Off-Broadway and regional credits include Walnut Street Theatre (Barrymore Award, Carbonell Award nominee), Coconut Grove Playhouse Denver Center Theatre, Utah and Alabama Shakespeare Festivals, etc. Favorite leading roles include Mame, A Delicate Balance, Gypsy (with Rita Moreno), Suddenly Last Summer and Macbeth. Lisa has appeared in feature films, commercials and as a recurring role on ABC’s daytime The City. Directing credits include The Ordway Theatre and Galveston Musical Theatre. Graduate of the Julliard School.
SUSAN GREENHILL FST: Shirley Valentine, ...and L.A. is Burning, Southern Comforts, Dinner with Friends, Fiction, Edward Albee’s Occupant (Director). Broadway: Crimes of the Heart. Off-Broadway: Primary Stages, Actors Studio Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Urban Stages. Regional: The Clean House, Cincinnati Playhouse (Acclaim Award); Side Man, Philadelphia Company (Barrymore Aware); Next Fall, The Glass Menagerie, St. Louis Rep; We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!, Long Wharf Theatre of New Jersey; Born Yesterday, Indiana Rep; Expectations, Stamford Center. TV & Film: Chappelle Show, Law & Order, Clarissa Explains It All, Loving, Guiding Light, Pecker (directed by John Waters), High Stakes, Noon Blue Apples (Sundance Festival).
LINDSEY WOCHLEY is excited to be making her debut at FST. She most recently appeared in Hamlet at The Folger Theatre in DC. Regional Theatre: Actors Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival: Sirens; Shakespeare Theatre of NJ: The Little Foxes; Rep Theatre of St. Louis: The Little Dog Laughed; Utah Shakespearean Festival: Othello, Two Gentlemen of Verona; Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: A Christmas Carol; Hartford Stage/New Play Festival: Splitting Infinity(reading); Capitol Classics: The Merry Wives of Windsor.
SHEFFIELD CHASTAIN previously appeared at FST in The 39 Steps, Around the World in 80 Days, Lobby Hero, The Last Schwartz, bee-luther-hatchee. BROADWAY: White Christmas, Is He Dead?, The 39 Steps (National Tour). REGIONAL: La Jolla Playhouse, Actors Theater Of Louisville, San Jose Rep, Dallas Theater Center, Capital Repertory Theater, Seattle Repertory Theater, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Arizona Theater Company, Eureka Theater Company, Los Angeles Theater Center, and Shakespeare festivals in Alabama, Nevada, Vermont, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe and Santa Cruz. TV: Law & Order, Knights of Prosperity, Ed, Nash Bridges, As the World Turns. FILM: Charmed & Dangerous and The Knight In Glass Armor.
Director | Kate Alexander
Production Stage Manager | Kelli Karen*
Stage Manager | Will Willoughby*
Scenic Designer | April Soroko
Costume Designer | April Soroko
Lighting Designer | David M. Upton
* Denotes Member of Actors' Equity Association, The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.