Real life event inspires biting humor and drama in ‘Animal Control’ at the Firehouse Theatre

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) –This week is your last chance to see “Animal Control” at the Firehouse Theatre in Richmond.   The show from playwright Chandler Hubbard is based on a real event that happened to him.   Kim Hawkins is trying to get settled in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound when she has to cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park. The darkly comic and troublingly tragic play is about isolation, rage, blame, and the cost of compassion. Performers include Lucretia Marie Anderson, Arik Cullen, Journey Entzminger, Donna Marie Miller, Adam Turck; Director-Joel Bassin, Set-Phil Hayes, Costumes-Niomi Kaiser, Lights-Andrew Bonniwell, Sound-Ryan Dygert, Assistant Stage Manager-Lowrie Fawley, Stage Manager-Cailin Lindsay.    The show closes May 12th at the Firehouse Theatre.   You can learn more about getting tickets here.  

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