Join us for our 3rd museum show of the season!

Synopsis:

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolinas Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. THE SWEET DELILAH SWIM CLUB focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years. Sheree, the spunky team captain, desperately tries to maintain her organized and “perfect” life, and continues to be the groups leader. Dinah, the wisecracking overachiever, is a career dynamo. But her victories in the courtroom are in stark contrast to the frustrations of her personal life. Lexie, pampered and outspoken, is determined to hold on to her looks and youth as long as possible. She enjoys being married—over and over and over again. The self-deprecating and acerbic Vernadette, acutely aware of the dark cloud that hovers over her life, has decided to just give in and embrace the chaos. And sweet, eager-to-please Jeri Neal experiences a late entry into motherhood that takes them all by surprise. As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges (men, sex, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging) that life flings at them. And when fate throws a wrench into one of their lives in the second act, these friends, proving the enduring power of “teamwork,” rally ‘round their own with the strength and love that takes this comedy in a poignant and surprising direction. THE SWEET DELILAH SWIM CLUB is the story of these five unforgettable women—a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever…

Performance dates:

April 19-21,2024

Boone County Museum of History

314 S, State St.

Belvidere, IL. 61008

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MSP Museum series presents The Sweet Delilah Swim Club April 19-21, 2024

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Musical sequences complied and conceived by Ron Abel, Billy Barnes and David Galligan

Original Music and Lyrics by Billy Barnes

Musical Direction and Arrangements by Ron Abel

Presented through special arrangement with
Music Theatre International


 
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Presented through special arrangement with
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Presented through special arrangement with
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