Bart Players are proud to present our autumn production, “The Cemetery Club” by Ivan Menchell, by kind permission of Samuel French. This is Stephen Weatherall’s directorial debut for the Bart Players, assisted by Gillian Porter.
A comedy-drama set in New York city, the play features three Jewish widows who meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands’ graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life; Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun; and Doris is priggish and judgmental, particularly when Sam the butcher enters the scene. He meets the widows while visiting his wife’s grave. Doris and Lucille squash the budding romance between Sam and Ida. They are guilt-stricken when this nearly breaks Ida’s heart.
Performances: 29 and 30 November 2019 at 7.30pm
Venue: Canon Lindsay Hall (St. Bartholomew’s Church Hall), 183 Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5AE.
Tickets are £10 available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/bartplayers
This is an amateur production.