For senior members of the cast and crew, this was a powerful note to end on; a story everyone can learn something from and feel connected to. All of the students involved were happy to be part of such a challenging show, though at least one of the actors mentioned she was glad to be done portraying such an unlikeable character. For the audiences who made the performances so popular (even during the night of Michigan Basketball's Final Four game!), this was a story to get caught up in--a drama guaranteed to take you away from your own life for a few hours, even if it involved a cast of mostly unpleasant characters.
In the end, both cast and audience united to celebrate the Weston family in all its dysfunction. I'm so glad to have followed such a remarkable show and wish the best to senior members of the cast and crew. In the words of Violet Weston, "and then you're gone..."
|Photo by Peter Smith Photography/SMTD|