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“Accidentally Yours” Opening Night!

April 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


To continue its 40th anniversary season, Brush Creek brings “a farcical, light-hearted and good-natured” comedy to stage. Accidentally Yours, by Pauline Williams Snapp, was first produced in 1949. The show opens Friday, April 8.

“We’ve set our production in a time and place that may never have really existed outside the confines of the classic television sitcom from the 50s and 60s,” said Director Michael Wood. “But at the same time every one of us knows these characters – as absurd as they can be at times, they are also very real, and they are timeless.”

The play centers on the household of Spencer and Gladys Mosby. Spencer is a small-town history professor who has had a bit of literary success, convincing Gladys that he is the next great American author. As the author describes the Mosbys, “the two are a lovable, child-like couple who believe in the unbelievable. Gladys believes that anything can happen; Spencer is resigned to the conviction that it usually does.” Their niece Vivienne sets her sights on a successful young author who visits the town, and his introduction to the household provides the spark that sets the hilarity . . . and confusion . . . in motion.

The performances run from Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 24, with performances at 7 pm Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 pm Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets — $10 for adults and $8 for children, seniors and students with ID – will be available at Brush Creek’s two ticket locations: Books-N-Time on Water Street in downtown Silverton and Runaway Art & Craft Studio on Commercial Street in downtown Salem. They also can be purchased at the door 30 minutes before each performance. More information is also available by calling Michael Wood at 503-508-3682.

The playhouse is located at 11535 Silverton Road, the intersection of Silverton and Brush Creek Roads, between Silverton and Salem. In spite of the Silverton Road address, the theater’s parking lot is entered from Brush Creek Road.


Brush Creek newcomer Julie Mackinnon plays Gladys Mosby, who believes that anything can happen, especially when Spencer is involved!


A newcomer to Brush Creek and to live theater, Phillip Wade plays Larry Conwell, who is witty and charming. . . on paper.


Kelly Lazar returns to the Brush Creek stage to play Vivienne Mosby, who is just trying to make sense of it all.


Brush Creek veteran Shannon Copeland plays Spencer Mosby, who never knows what is going to happen . . . but will not be surprised!


Spencer Mosby, University Professor and Aspiring Writer               Shannon Copeland Gladys Mosby, Kindergarten Teacher and Spencer’s Wife              Julie Mackinnon
Vivienne Mosby, Graduate Student and Spencer’s Niece                Kelly Lazar
Lawrence Conwell, Well-Known Author                                            Phillip Wade
Marietta Delman, Gladys’ Good Friend                                             Kathy Cater
Olive, The Mosby’s “Help”                                                                 Gwen Bergenstock
Llewellyn Johnson, Olive’s Boyfriend                                                Ed Hoag
Jean Erwin, Reporter for The Star and Conwell’s Cousin                 Emily Wood
Miss Featherby, Spencer’s Secretary                                               Julie Wallace
Mrs. Esterhazy, A Local Matron                                                        Linda Zellner
Ms. Martin, A Reporter for The News                                                Raenna O’Connor Photographer                                                                                    John Sams
Lester Cavendish, Award Committee Chairman                               Norman Gouveia
Dr. Field, Psychiatrist                                                                        Chantelle Gemmill
Cab Driver                                                                                         Raenna O’Connor



April 8, 2016
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brush Creek


Brush Creek Playhouse
11535 Silverton Road NE
Silverton, OR 97380 United States
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