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Performed: 24-27 May 1990; Granville Burgess' "Play It As It Lies" is the story about a young man named Cecil learning how to grow up and come to terms with his parents. The play was directed by Wayne Claeren, scenic and lighting design by Carlton Ward, costume design by Freddy Clements, technical direction by David Keefer, stage management by Tom Millington, assistant stage management by Amanda Aultman. This item is contained within the Clements drama production materials.


This performance was held in the Stone Center Theatre.


  • Patrick Biederman -- Cecil Burton
  • Jerry "Mr. J." Jackson -- Grady Waters
  • Ashley Richards -- Young Cecil
  • Christopher Colvard -- Dale Morgan
  • John A.J. Miller -- Franklin Burton (Daddy)
  • Joyce Tate -- Carrie Burton (Mama)
  • Robert L. Brock -- Julius Burton
  • Traci Miller -- Maria Olivetti
  • Jeff Bennett -- Richard Stockton (General Levity)


The original items are located in the Library’s Alabama Gallery Special Collections.


Jacksonville State University -- History, College and school drama, Theater programs


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Play It As It Lies (1990) | Program