Love Letters starring Yvonne Greer & Greg Batton at Broadway Deli & Lounge
LOVE LETTERS is a very special play and for two nights only it will be performed by two very special people. Married in real life, Yvonne Greer and Greg Batton take the stage together to present this show that they first performed together in 2009 and last in 2015!
Seating begins at 6p with the buffet dinner at 6:30p. The play begins at 7:30p.
Cost is $40pp plus tax.
The dinner buffet from The Waterhouse Catering is Kalua Pulled Pork, Boneless Chicken Breast in a Creamy White Wine Sauce with Mushrooms, Tossed Salad, Party Potatoes, Vegetable, Dinner Rolls, and Texas Sheetcake for dessert.
THE STORY: Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Romantically attached, they continue to exchange letters through the boarding school and college years—where Andy goes on to excel at Yale and law school, while Melissa flunks out of a series of “good schools.” While Andy is off at war Melissa marries, but her attachment to Andy remains strong and she continues to keep in touch as he marries, becomes a successful attorney, gets involved in politics and, eventually, is elected to the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, her marriage in tatters, Melissa dabbles in art and gigolos, drinks more than she should, and becomes estranged from her children. Eventually she and Andy do become involved in a brief affair, but it is really too late for both of them. However Andy’s last letter, written to her mother after Melissa’s untimely death, makes it eloquently clear how much they really meant, and gave to, each other over the years—physically apart, perhaps, but spiritually as close as only true lovers can be.
For tickets: square.link/u/HQeYWaDFLocation: Peoria River Front Association