Darkly Comedic Ready for the River Rolls into San Diego, Feb. 26

News   Darkly Comedic Ready for the River Rolls into San Diego, Feb. 26 SAN DIEGO -- Neal Bell's Ready for the River, a dark comedy about a mother and daughter on the run from a gruesome murder, opens Feb. 26 at the Fritz Theatre.

SAN DIEGO -- Neal Bell's Ready for the River, a dark comedy about a mother and daughter on the run from a gruesome murder, opens Feb. 26 at the Fritz Theatre. Set in 1980, Ready for the River is "a searing journey into America's heartland," said a company spokesperson. "It beats on the brain with a message of despair and horror at what has happened to the American dream."

The director is Christina Courtenay; the cast includes DeAnna Driscoll, Melani Lea Manella, Bryan Bevell and Tom Liles.

The play is scheduled to run through Mar. 29. Performances are Thu.-Sat. at 8 PM and Sun. at 7 PM at the Fritz Theatre, 420 Third Ave. For tickets, $10-$15, call (619) 233- 7505.

-By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent


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