Talley’s Folly

In the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Talley’s Folly, Matt and Sally face lots of obstacles as a couple. For one thing, she lives in rural Missouri, while he calls St. Louis home. For another, her conservative Protestant family isn’t happy at the idea of her marrying a Jewish man 11 years her elder. Oh, and then there’s that bit about her perhaps wanting to stay single. The second play in a trilogy by Lanford Wilson, which includes Talley and Son and Fifth of July, Folly is set in 1944 and plays out in real time as the two discuss their romantic fate.

Related events include a chat with the cast after the July 2 preview performance, and a meet-and-greet with director Teresa Beckers before the July 4 show. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays. Unity Theatre, 300 Church, Brenham. For information, call 979-830-8358 or visit www.unitybrenham.org. $10 to $25.

Thursdays-Sundays. Starts: July 2. Continues through July 19, 2009

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