By Tina Comeau
Fall may have just gotten underway but it feels like winter inside Th’YARC as once again “a misunderstand” just keeps snowballing and snowballing.
This can only mean one thing.
Another fall farce is hitting the stage.
This year’s farce is called Don’t Dress For Dinner and the cast includes Timmy Schrader, Tanya Wallace, Raymond Tabb, Shari Surette, Dan Sherman and Julie MacDonald.
During a dress rehearsal Monday night, Sept. 29, just days before the show is to open, Tabb noted preparing for the fall farce includes a relentless amount of work with a heavy rehearsal schedule that begins during the summer.
He used the word horrendous to describe the preparation, although he means it in a nice way, because Tabb says the hard work is worth it.
“We get more fun out of it than the audience does,” he says.
But when the actors and actresses are on stage – aside from thinking about their lines – it’s the audience they’re thinking about.
“We’re laugh junkies,” says Tim Schrader. “Anytime we can get a laugh we love it. We feed off the audience. The more they give us, the more we give back to them.”
This year’s fall farce is directed by Judy Snow, who normally directs the spring farce that the Th’YARC stages. Although she says this show may be tamer than some fall farces in the past, it’s still recommended for an adult audience, or, at the very…