Tag: John Honeycutt
Jerry Sipp and John Honeycutt, the stars of Temple Theatre of Sanford’s current production of Tuesdays with Morrie, reprise their crowd-pleasing performances from this past February’s presentation of this two-character show, originally directed by Cary’s Andy Hayworth for Raleigh’s The Justice Theater Project. Messrs. Honeycutt and Sipp, once again under the direction of Mr. Hayworth,… Read More ›
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).
“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.”
“Tuesdays with Morrie” benefits from the casting of David Henderson and John Honeycutt as sports reporter and author Mitch Albom and Morrie Schwartz, who contracted Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in 1994 and died a year later.