The Drawer Boy at Market House Theatre
The Drawer Boy written by Michael Healey
A play that won dozens of awards and is currently being seen on regional American Stages from coast to coast. The story begins on a summer’s day in 1972 when an idealistic, young actor knocks on the door of an isolated farmhouse. He hopes to move in with Morgan and Angus, two middle-aged bachelor farmers for a few weeks and make up a play about them and country life.
Morgan is the no-nonsense “farmer boy” who takes pride in working the land, while Angus is the artistic” drawer boy” with a talent for drawing and design. Morgan has taken care of Angus ever since he suffered a massive head injury during World War II. Left with virtually no short-term memory, Angus, “only knows right now,” which compels Morgan to re-introduce himself every morning and re-tell the near mythic story of their life together every evening. The actor overhears Morgan telling Angus “the story” and knows at once that he’s found his play. The Drawer Boy is a humorous, powerful play about the simple pleasures of friendship and storytelling, with an ending that will leave you riveted.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 to Sunday, January 17, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016 to Sunday, January 24, 2016
Teens and Older
For more information call 270-444-6828 or visit markethousetheatre.org