Ah, alimony. Buster of dreams and bank accounts, you reside in law books and in the tiny, cold hearts of lawyers representing soon-to-be-ex-wives. Why, youre even a character in a well-regarded stage play!
Cheaper to Keep Her is JeCaryous Johnsons comic take on the financial woes of a busted-up marriage. When Raymond and Morgan split, the judge awards Morgan everything -- her ex-husbands house, his retirement fund, and half his savings. Ray decides hed better either get Morgan to marry some other guy, or hell have to kill her.
The road company of the play, which docks briefly at downtowns Dodge Theatre, features singer Brian McKnight (The Brian McKnight Show) and Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day; Kill Bill Vol. 1) as the couple who must come to terms with cash and emotions.
Sun., Sept. 19, 5 p.m., 2010