Lily’s Dinner Theatre Salon is very excited to announce GRACE AND GLORIE

By | May 19, 2024

Lily’s Dinner Theatre Salon is very excited to announce GRACE AND GLORIE by Tom Ziegler starring

Jackie Jones and Alex Whitehead

STORY – Grace is a 90-year-old spitfire who has checked herself out of the hospital to return to her home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Glorie is her volunteer hospice worker, a recent transplant from New York City and Harvard MBA. This mismatch pair seemingly have nothing in common, but will soon find new perspectives on all of life’s challenges in this uplifting odd-couple comedy, sure to inspire laughter, tears and hope.

PLEASE NOTE: We are relocating; this will be the last LDTS until further notice, so don’t miss this opportunity.

June 2 – 24

8 performances

Sundays and Mondays only

Sunday BRUNCH @ noon

Monday DINNER @ 6pm

READERS THEATRE, RE-IMAGINED

JACQUELINE JONES, she/her (Grace) specializes in solo portrayals like Ann Richards (ANN, Firehouse), Golda Meir (GOLDA’S BALCONY, TheatreLAB; JFT), Jocelyn (Sedaris’s SEASON’S GREETINGS) and Barbara Ellen (“CRAFTY”/THE NEW CENTURY, RTP), Mrs. Sorken (Durang’s MRS. SORKEN, K Dance), and the Spirit of Madame Blavatskaya (Hotel Greene). Pet projects include HUGS AND KISSES (Virginia Rep), helping prevent child sexual abuse. Jackie sparkled with Rainn Wilson (PERMANENT), connived as the “sockdologizing old man-trap” (THE DAY LINCOLN WAS SHOT), and hawked Virginia Lottery wares (spokesperson, Marge Cranberry). Jackie role-plays (Virginia Department of Criminal Justice; VCU School of Medicine) and mentors (Richmond Jewish Coalition for Literacy).

ALEXANDRA WHITEHEAD, she/her (Glorie) is beyond excited to be performing at Lily’s Dinner Theatre Salon for the first time. A graduate of Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology and Buffalo State University, she is thankful to be back performing and living out her dreams. Her recent credits include Jean in ALL BOYS WEAR BLUE (Lynn Theatre) and Magenta in HOW TO BRUISE GRACEFULY (Cadence Theatre). In her spare time, she takes acting classes at HATTheatre in Richmond, VA. When she’s not acting, Alexandra enjoys spending time with her loved ones, reading psychological thrillers, and going for runs. She wants to thank God for all He has blessed her with, and her family and friends for always supporting her.

To RSVP or for more information please email: Lilymercerwriter@gmail.com

“Come for the food, stay for the play.”