Past Comedy:
Kentwood Players presents
Becky’s New Car

Becky’s New Car
by Steven Dietz
Directed by Susan Stangl
Produced by Larry Jones
January 10 – February 15, 2014
Becky’s New Car is a thoroughly original and contemporary comedy about love, loss, choices and what makes life worth living, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken. Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage—with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life…and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn’t dare.


Played by
Becky Foster ············ Cherry Norris
Chris Foster ············ Jaymie Bellous
Joe Foster ············ Bob Grochau
Steve Singletary ············ Craig Bruenell
Walter Flood ············ Dylan Brody
Kenni Flood ············ Jacqueline Borowski
Ginger ············ Maria Pavone


Becky wants romance while her husband just wants a beer - and her son just wants to text.

Steve brings more paperwork to beleaguered Becky. “But it’s five o’clock, Steve!”

Joe offers apartment keys to his wife Becky.
Kenni sets her sights on Becky’s son!
“This is my new girlfriend, Mom!”
Kenni does not approve of her neighbor Ginger “swooping in” on her widowed dad.

The cast of Becky's New Car
(standing from left) Maria Pavone, Craig Bruenell, Dylan Brody and Jacque Borowski
(seated from left) Bob Grochau, Cherry Norris and Jaymie Bellous

Ginger puts the moves on Walter as his daughter Kenni looks on in horror.
You want to buy NINE cars?? Sure, I'll keep the dealership open.
The cast of Becky's New Car (from left: Jacqueline Borowski, Jaymie Bellous, Dylan Brody, Cherry Norris, Bob Grochau, Maria Pavone, Craig Bruenell
According to Becky Foster, “When a woman says she wants a new car, she wants a new life.”
Becky enjoys a rare moment of tenderness with her husband Joe.
Steve always has more work for Becky to do at the car dealership.
When her son takes up running, Becky knows it must be for a girl.
Becky is surprised when Walter invites her to this lake house and wonders if she should go.
Walter and Ginger share a drink on his veranda.
Becky longs for excitement missing in her marriage with Joe.
Becky drives out to Walter’s lake house.
Becky drives out to Walter’s lake house.
Becky and Joe enjoy a ride in her new car.
Photos by Shari Barrett


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8301 Hindry Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
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