THE SMELL OF THE KILL
A Comedy by by Michele Lowe
Performed by MAS Community Theatre
Directed by James Rayfield
Take three delicious, malicious wives, add three miserable, unloving husbands—and chill. That’s the recipe of Michele Lowe’s tantalizing new comedy that had Broadway audiences cheering. The Smell of the Kill revolves around Nicky, Debra and Molly who have tolerated one another during once-a-month dinners for years. While their unseen spouses play golf in the dining room, the women exchange confidences for the first time revealing that all three marriages are on the brink of disaster and all three women are facing the challenges of their lives. Nicky’s husband has been indicted for embezzlement, Molly’s husband is stalking her and Debra’s husband is leaving her for another woman. When the men mistakenly lock themselves in a basement meat locker the women are faced with a life-or-death decision—should they leave the men out in the cold—permanently—or let them thaw? One by one the women make their choices with more than a little help from one another.
- Monday, March 19 • 7-9 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 20 • 7-9 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 21 7-9 p.m. (Call Back)
- Thursday, May 3 • 8 p.m.
- Friday, May 4 • 8 p.m.
- Saturday, May 5 • 8 p.m.
- Sunday, May 6 • 2 p.m.
The director will be casting three women, ranging in age from early 30s to mid 40s. He will also be casting three men, who are never seen on stage — only heard. Their ages will need to correspond to the woman; however, there is great flexibility as long as they sound the appropriate age.
The Smell of the Kill is being produced through a special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing.