Tuesday, May 8, 2018

ASHES TO ASHES - Copperstate Productions / Fountain Hills Theater - May 18-June 17, 2018

Sarah Brisco,Brooke Arellano, Carolyn Elizabeth Brooker and Ross Collins
photo by Patty Torrilhon

After a wild weekend binge, R.J. Spaulding wakes to find himself simultaneously engaged to three women who think he is alternately a Mob Kingpin, a gay activist and a Russian KGB agent. R.J. recruits his neighbor in an escalating series of lies to keep his secrets from the girls, his alimony hungry ex-wife and the largest hit man in New Jersey.

Ross Collins as R.J. Spaulding
Peter J. Hill as Bobby
Noel Irick as Vivian
Sarah Brisco as Rainbow
Carolyn Elizabeth Brooker as Irene
Brooke Arellano as Mimi Moon
Bill Bennett as Sam “the plumber”

Ashes to Ashes stars multiple award-winning actors including FHT’s Artistic Directors Ross Collins and Peter J. Hill. Hill and Collins, while working daily in close collaboration on FHT’s season productions, have not appeared together on stage in over 6 years. Copperstate Productions, the company producing Ashes to Ashes, is delighted to have the opportunity to put two of the Valley’s most award-winning comedic actors together in one hilarious farce. Hill and Collins have played the roles of R.J. Spaulding and his crazed neighbor Bobby in the past and both are gearing up for another ‘wild weekend binge’. Hill’s wife, Noel Irick – called by The Arizona Republic ‘the Valley’s best comedienne’ - joins the cast as R.J’s ex-wife, Vivian.

Ashes to Ashes is directed by Peter J. Hill (named the ‘The King of Farce’ by the Arizona Republic) and is produced by Copperstate Productions. The cast includes Brooke Arellano, Bill Bennet, Sarah Brisco, Carolyn Elizabeth Brooker, Ross Collins, Peter J. Hill and Noel Irick.

Ashes to Ashes will play May 18 - June 17, 2018, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30PM and Sundays at
2PM.  Individual tickets are $30.00 for Adults and $12.00 for Youth 17 and under. This production is not recommended for children as it contains adult subject matter and language. Group rates, Veteran, Active Duty, and Senior discounts are available.

All performances are at Fountain Hills Theater at 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd. (at the corner of Saguaro
Blvd. and Rand). Tickets are available through the Theater Box Office at (480) 837-9661 x3 and online at www.fhtaz.org.  Box Office Hours are 12:00PM-5:00 PM Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am-5:00pm Saturdays.

CLICK HERE for more information, and to purchase tickets

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