Kentucky Spring

Book by Catherine Bush
Music & Lyrics by Dax Dupuy
Inspired by the poem "Maud Muller" by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Joe Veale, Eugene Eolf, Zoe Velling, Tricia Matthews, & Justin Tyler Lewis
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Tricia Matthews
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Joe Veale
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Justin Tyler Lewis & Zoe Velling
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Eugene Wolf
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Tricia Matthews & Joe Veale
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Zoe Velling & Justin Tyler Lewis
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Tricia Matthews, Joe Veale, Zoe Velling, & Justin Tyler Lewis
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Justin Tyler Lewis, Joe Veale, & Zoe Velling
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Joe Veale & Zoe Velling
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Justin Tyler Lewis, Tricia Matthews, & Zoe Velling
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Tricia Matthews
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Joe Veale & Eugene Wolf
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Justin Tyler Lewis
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • Eugene Wolf & Tricia Matthews
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

  • The Cast of "Kentucky Spring"
    Photos courtesy of Barter Theatre

Synopsis

Becky has worked all her life to get out of the mountains. Then her grandmother Maud decides to sell the family farm, forcing Becky to confront who she is and who she wants to be. This musical fable flashes between the past and the present, revealing what might have been and what still might be. A story of love, longing, and second chances set in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains.

Cast

Maud Muller Cassell seventy-something; hard-working mountain woman
Becky Pritchard thirtyish; Maud's granddaughter, a lawyer who lives in the city
Heck Goodson thirtyish; Judge Parker’s ambitious farmhand
Judge Henry Parker seventy-something; a retired judge
Charles "C.J." Torbett thirtyish, Becky's high school sweetheart

Specs

Cast Size: 5 (2w, 3m)
Approximate Run Time: 1h 45m
Number of Acts: Two
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Production History

Kentucky Spring was first produced in 2022 by Barter Theatre (Abingdon, VA), Katy Brown, Producing Artistic Directo

Cast Size: 5 (2w, 3m)
Approximate Run Time: 1h 45m
Number of Acts: Two
Script Sample
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Synopsis

Becky has worked all her life to get out of the mountains. Then her grandmother Maud decides to sell the family farm, forcing Becky to confront who she is and who she wants to be. This musical fable flashes between the past and the present, revealing what might have been and what still might be. A story of love, longing, and second chances set in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains.

Cast

Maud Muller Cassell
seventy-something; hard-working mountain woman
Becky Pritchard
thirtyish; Maud's granddaughter, a lawyer who lives in the city
Heck Goodson
thirtyish; Judge Parker’s ambitious farmhand
Judge Henry Parker
seventy-something; a retired judge
Charles "C.J." Torbett
thirtyish, Becky's high school sweetheart

Production History

Kentucky Spring was first produced in 2022 by Barter Theatre (Abingdon, VA), Katy Brown, Producing Artistic Directo

Script Sample
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