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'The Drawer Boy' Returns to Hyde Park Theatre

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Michael Stuart, Jon Cook, and Ken Webster in 'The Drawer Boy'

Ten years ago, Hyde Park Theatre produced The Drawer Boy to great acclaim. Michael Stuart, one third of the three-person cast, took home a Critic's Table Award for best actor; Ken Webster won the B. Iden Payne best director award. It was also named Outstanding Drama by one group and Outstanding Comedy by the other. "It's that kind of script," Webster says.

Now they’re restaging the play, which centers on a young theater student who comes to study and work with two middle aged Canadian farmers. Stuart is returning to his role as Angus, a decade older and closer to actual age of the character. Webster is directing again, and this time also acting, as the curmudgeonly farmer Morgan.

John Cook is new to The Drawer Boy, and plays Miles, the young theater student who comes to Angus and Morgan's farm to work with and learn about the older men.

The Drawer Boy March 27 - April 26 Thursday - Saturday at 8:00 PM Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd Street

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