*h/t Center for a Vital Community; pitchengine.com/communities
(Sheridan, Wyo.) — Sheridan’s Civic Theater Guild will present “Standing
By” — a romantic dramady by Norman Barasch, at the Carriage House Theater
behind Kendrick Mansion this weekend.
The first showing is Thursday, and the performances continue at 7 p.m.
through Saturday with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Standing By” tells the tale of Jeffery, a television writer, who is
delighted to be seated next to Ellen, an attractive flutist, on a flight
from Los Angeles to New York, though she rebuffs his attempts to get
Upon arrival, Ellen discovers it is impossible to get a hotel room and is
finally cajoled into accompanying Jeffery to a borrowed apartment. An
intense four-day affair ensues, but the idyll is cut short when Ellen
learns her leukemia is no longer in remission and she must return to
Houston for treatments. Against her wishes, Jeffery accompanies her.
In the days that follow, they learn the meaning of love and courage.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors/military/students. Tickets
are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling (307) 672-9084,
online at www.wyotheater.com under Civic Theatre Guild tickets, or, if
still available, one hour before each performance at the Carriage House