Playing Cards by Twilight's Shine

Set in fictional Eldridge, West Virginia, a town so poor it uses a defunct savings & loan building as its sheriff's department, and where public defender is a part time job. Newcomer Howard Rainey has been serving in that capacity, on retainer from his 8-month-old law practice. When Rainey is called upon to defend Eldridge's most legendary moonshiner, he finds the old man has a couple of...
Set in fictional Eldridge, West Virginia, a town so poor it uses a defunct savings & loan building as its sheriff's department, and where public defender is a part time job. Newcomer Howard Rainey has been serving in that capacity, on retainer from his 8-month-old law practice. When Rainey is called upon to defend Eldridge's most legendary moonshiner, he finds the old man has a couple of unlikely allies: the town's doctor, as well as the very sheriff who made the arrest. And if they're serious about one thing, it's that Old Man Hartsook must be set free.
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Playing Cards by Twilight's Shine

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Lewisburg Playreaders Group (Lewisburg, W.Va.)
    ,
    2012

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Greenbrier Valley Theatre (Lewisburg, W.Va.) - New Voices Play Festival
    ,
    2016
  • Professional
    ,
    Pocahontas Drama Workshop (Marlinton, W.Va) - Opera House PlayFest
    ,
    2016
  • Fringe
    ,
    Lewisburg Literary Festival (Lewisburg, W.Va.)
    ,
    2016

Awards

Audience Choice
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2016 New Voices Play Festival Audience Favorite
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Greenbrier Valley Theatre (Lewisburg, W.Va.)
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2016