Sweetest Swing in Baseball – Hitting a Homerun in Rehab
There is a certain excitement in the air when West Michigan gets to debut a new production that has never been performed here and over the next two weeks, fans of the theatre are in for a very special treat as the West Michigan premiere of “The Sweetest Swing in Baseball” by Rebecca Gilman steps up to the theatrical plate.
On the surface, the title would indicate that this new play would be just another drama with a baseball theme like past hits “Take Me Out.” But Au contrair, mon ami.
The play is actually about a fine artist, who, after her last exhibition produced less than stellar results from critics and patrons, tries to commit suicide.
When she fails at killing herself and lands in a rehab facility, she uncovers a delightful secret that will extend her stay well beyond her health insurance provider’s terms. (Click here to read the rest of the article.)