The title of this production could easily cause some preconceived misconceptions regarding the plot. One could feasibly walk-in with the notion that it’s about mischievous mall Goths playing graveyard putt-putt after hours. The actuality of the story and tone is far more somber. Cemetery Golf is a barebones one-man show recounting the tortured childhood of the son of a preacher man way down in the Deep South. That’s not to say the show is completely devoid of humor. There are a few laughs along the way. Audiences can even pickup some Southern beauty tips, like how to straighten your hair using morticians tape.
Jim Loucks swerved seamlessly in and out of different personas single handedly representing the townsfolk of a rural community. His garbs were unassuming and the stage was completely barren with the exception of a lone bench. There wasn’t even a soundtrack to aid him. Loucks masterfully pulled the audience in using only his craft. Of the assortment of characters portrayed by Loucks, his representation of a Baptist preacher stood out as the most gripping. Audiences may feel as if they’ve been transported to a chapel somewhere in Montgomery, far away from the Fringe Festival.
Jim Loucks - Venice, CA
Run Time: 70 minutes
Genre: Solo show, Comedy, Drama, Storytelling
Thursday, May 16, 2013, 8:30 PM - 9:40 PM
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 4:30 PM - 5:40 PM
Monday, May 20, 2013, 10:30 PM - 11:40 PM
Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6:00 PM - 7:10 PM
Friday, May 24, 2013, 5:45 PM - 6:55 PM
Saturday, May 25, 2013, 5:45 PM - 6:55 PM
Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:45 PM - 8:55 PM
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