Stage & Dance

In retirement, Walter May is doing double duty

Lexington actor and playwright Walter May, photographed in his home on Aug. 13, 2013, with photos and posters from shows he has been involved in. His latest show, "Gone Astray" plays at Actors Guild of Lexington Aug. 15-25. Photo by Rich Copley | staff.
Lexington actor and playwright Walter May, photographed in his home on Aug. 13, 2013, with photos and posters from shows he has been involved in. His latest show, "Gone Astray" plays at Actors Guild of Lexington Aug. 15-25. Photo by Rich Copley | staff. Lexington Herald-Leader

This weekend, Actors Guild of Lexington opens the world premiere production of Walter May’s Gone Astray, an Eastern Kentucky adaptation of the biblical parable of the prodigal son. In addition to continuing to work on the script, May is also acting in the show as the family patriarch who welcomes his flameout son home.

Read the story at Rich Copley's blog, Copious Notes.

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