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‘There’s No Escape’ pays tribute to all moms

The cast and crew for There’s No Escape include (left to right) Bob Piotrowski, Kathleen Linn, Kara Gerdes, Virgil Linn, Daniel Roers, Andrew Turbiville, Caroline Roers, Nancy Berns, Tim Ray and Kathy Ray. (Contributed)

Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week:


LAT shows have shifted from Friday nights to the second Saturday of every month with several radio theater offerings.

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This Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m., LAT will feature romance in several forms. Starting out the evening is an episode from The Third Man radio series entitled Pleasure before Business.

Following is a short, traditional love story entitled A Summer Romance. The evening is rounded out with a touching story of familial love.

Taking the stage are Philip Goellner, Keri Mohror, Nancy Berns, Bruce Wegner and Kristi Greathouse, with Bob Piotrowski providing music and Hilary Ninman on sound effects.


In a nod to moms everywhere, LAT will present There’s No Escape, a show written by Kathy Ray, on Sunday, May 11 at 12:30 p.m. on KXRA 1490 AM.

This tribute to the “Sandwich Generation,” women who tend to aging parents as well as their own children, was directed by Andrew Turbiville and stars Kathy Ray, Nancy Berns, Kara Gerdes, Irene Pratt, Daniel Roers, Tim Ray, Virgil Linn, Kathleen Linn and Caroline Roers. Music was by Bob Piotrowski with Tim Ray performing the sound effects.

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For more information, call the box office at (320) 808-3841. Past shows are available on the LAT website at