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'Run For Your Wife' opens tonight

Mary Smith, played by Stacey Neuhaus, right front, feels ill in The Barn Theatre production of "Run For Your Wife" as Aimee Holland as Barbara Smith, from left, Quincy Roers as John Smith, Steve Gralish as Detective Sgt. Porterhouse and Tom E. Lee as Stanley Gardner react. The production opens tonight. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

WILLMAR -- The Barn Theatre presents "Run For Your Wife" at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and Feb. 18-20 with matinee performances at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 21.

"Run For Your Wife" is a brilliant British farce by Ray Cooney set in a flat in 1960's London.

John Smith, played by Quincy Roers, is your ordinary London cab driver. He owns his own car, sets his own hours, works hard and lives an ordinary life -- with the exception of his two wives, Mary and Barbara, played by Stacy Neuhaus and Aimee Holland.

Playing London detectives are James Statz and Steve Gralish, and Jordan Dettman plays the reporter. Other cast members are Tom E. Lee and Joseph Aufenthie.

The play is directed by Paul Schoenack with Jordan Dettman as the director's assistant and stage manager. The technical director is Mike Rindfleisch. Costumes are by Barb Martins, and Cheri Buzzeo is in charge of properties. Jim Cofer was the rehearsal prompter.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students; call or visit the box office at 320-235-9500, 321 Fourth St. S.W. in downtown Willmar.