SOUTHBRIDGE — Gateway Players Theatre presents “The Lost World” written by local playwright Ed Humphries.

Performance dates are April 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 22 at 2 p.m.  All performances will be held at the Fellowship Hall of Elm Street Congregational Church, 61 Elm Street in Southbridge.  Parking is available on the street, or in the parking lot behind the Southbridge Town Hall.

This comedy/drama will be directed by Ed Humphries and produced by David Corkum. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors and youth under 18.  Tickets may be reserved by calling Gateway at 508-764-4531. Online credit card ticket sales are available at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3353214

The Story:
‘The Lost World’ tells the tale of a 20-year high school reunion attended by only six people. This is not just any six people — these are six individuals who claim to have hated high school the most. Brought together 20 years later by a common friend, the six former classmates find themselves face-to-face in a discount hotel ballroom for one fateful night of laughs, fights, tears, and soul-searching; as they drag their skeletons to the light in a bid to exorcise the personal demons that have haunted them since they last patrolled those hallowed halls of high school. Children of the 1980s now all grown up; they’re ‘The Breakfast Club’ thrust into the Facebook generation — leading them to pine for a simpler time; an age where if you wanted to connect with someone; you reached out and touched them; not texted, tweeted or Skyped. Their world is truly “The Lost World”.

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