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Dearly Departed

by David Bottrell & Jessie Jones
directed by Aaron Whitehead
January 12-29, 2023

Mariemont Players and director Aaron Whitehead are excited to announce the cast of our January, 2023 production, Dearly Departed, by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones:


Cathy Lutts as Raynelle

Christie Bishop as Ray-Bud/Bud

Arlene Balczo as Lucille

Blake Gehring as Junior

Jessie Faye as Suzanne

Lisa Breithaupt as Marguerite

Jackie Miesle as Delightful/Nadine

Adam McCoy as Reverend

Justin Hanks as Royce

Traci Taylor as Veda/Juanita

Josh Zak as Clyde/Norval


Performance dates: January 12-29, 2023


Dearly Departed is directed by Aaron Whitehead and produced by Douglas Berlon and Dee Anne Bryll.

Synopsis: In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father’s funeral, the Turpins’ other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion.

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