By Nancy Van Valkenburg (Standard-Examiner staff)
Last Edit: 1 day 10 hours ago (Sep 24 2009 - 10:10pm)
Imagine waking up refreshed and carefree.
Plagued by no wistful regrets, no bad decisions. Free of haunting childhood memories and thoughts of relationships turned sour.
Unable to recall your own name, or fathom where you might be or the identity of the man sitting on your bed.
And wondering if you should trust the stranger’s explanation.
It happens to Claire, the amnesiac in “Fuddy Meers,” David Lindsay-Abaire’s dark farce/mystery opening next Friday at Weber State University.
“In a way, her amnesia is kind of a blessing to her,” said Stephanie Purcell, 21, an Ogden resident who plays the upbeat heroine. “It takes away any doubts she has about herself. She is the most honest character, with herself and others. She’s not hiding anything, at least consciously. She is open to everything that comes to her.”
Besides the man on the bed, who turns out to be husband Richard, people who come into Claire’s world include:
# A foul-mouthed young man, Kenny, who may be her son. next................
Saturday, September 26, 2009
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