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Cast and crew of A Lesson Before Dying pose with director Deb Royals (lower right) (photo by Valerie Taylor)

The Acting Is Simply Superb in JTP’s Powerful and Poignant Production of A Lesson Before Dying

The Justice Theater Project’s 2015-16 season opener, A Lesson Before Dying, directed by Deb Royals, is powerful, poignant, and well-executed (pun intended. The acting is simply superb! Set in Louisiana in the 1940s, Romulus Linney’s play is based on Ernest J. Gaines’ 1993 novel, which tells the final chapter in the life of a man… Read More ›

Jess Jones and John Honeycutt star in "Love Drunk" (photo by Marilyn Elizabeth Gormon)

A Drunken May-December Romance Becomes a Dangerous Liaison in Romulus Linney’s “Love Drunk”

Much Seagram’s Seven is swilled and much bull is slung during J&J Productions’ inaugural presentation of Romulus Linney’s last play, “Love Drunk,” a bumpy all-night session during which a drunken May-December romance becomes a dangerous liaison for Wilbur Johnson (John Honeycutt) and Karen Bannerman (Jess Jones).

"Love Drunk" runs Dec. 1-4, 8-11, and 15-17 at 213 Fayetteville St.

John Honeycutt and Jess Jones Will Star in Romulus Linney’s Two-Character Play, “Love Drunk”

“After Jess Jones and I decided to do a play together,” John Honeycutt says, “we searched for two-character scripts with characters close to our respective ages. One of the reasons we liked this script is that the characters are both habitual liars, and it is interesting to try to discern when Wilbur or Karen is lying and when they are not.”