Downward spiral

. May 29, 2012.

From stage to screen and back, Redbud Productions brings the play Rabbit Hole, on which the Oscar-nominated film was based, to the Riverside Arts Center. Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire showcases some of his most human work in this humorous drama of optimism in the midst of crisis.  A young couple, Becca and Howie, are living ideal, suburban lives. A sudden accident changes everything for the worse, and they must deal with the resulting damage to their marriage.  In 2006, the play received several Tony nominations and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Director and Redbud Productions co-founder Tim Grimes trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, and has directed and performed with many local groups. This production also features Emily Rogers, Dave Barker,
Jenny Pritchett, Loretta Grimes, and Pat Grimes.  Riverside Arts Center, 76 North Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI. 734-663-7167. $18 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. Thursday, June 2 through Saturday, June 4, 8pm. Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, 2pm.

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