That's the way the cookie crumbles
|By Christopher Horb|
Parents plot to sell their kids in caustic comedy 'Gingerbread House'
Brian and Stacy, the couple at the center of “The
Their parenting motto — which certainly isn’t going to
This is the situation presented in the Lansing Community College production, which bows Friday.
Director Chad Badgero said Mark Schultz’s darkly comic
“I like that I really think it’s going to rattle people,”
Brian (Brian de Vries) and Stacey (Marianne Chan) have
“We can start our lives again,” Brian promises Stacey. “We can have it back. All of it.”
With help from Brian’s friend, Marco, a scheme is set into action.
“This really focuses on all the things you inevitably
The cast includes Molly Epstein, Scott Crandall, Jacqui Marpa, Philip Franke and Edward O’Ryan.
“The show has a very acerbic wit to it. It is a comedy, but it’s also so ghastly,” Badgero said.
As opening night approaches, the director is wondering
“All I can hope for and all I ever hope for is that the
‘The Gingerbread House’
Lansing Community College
8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23; Saturday, Sept. 24; Sept. 30 and Oct. 1
LCC Black Box Theatre, Room 168, Gannon Building
$10 adults; $5 students, LCC faculty, staff, alumni