A SALUTE TO THE SOUTHERN MAN
RICHARD MEROS SALUTES THE SOUTHERN MAN
Adapted from the book by Richard Meros, by Geoff Pinfield and Arthur Meek
Performed by Arthur Meek
Directed by Geoff Pinfield
at Suter Theatre, Nelson
From 8 Mar 2012 to 17 Mar 2012
Reviewed by Sarah Dunn, 19 Oct 2012
originally published in Nelson Mail
I was greeted at the theatre door by a curly-haired man strongly resembling Arthur Meek, who wore a sharp blue suit with a real, bright pink bow tie.
“You look a bit lost,” he said. “Which seat are you in?”
I introduced myself and asked whether he was Arthur, the actor.
“I'm Richard Meros,” he said proudly. “B.A!”
Richard Meros Salutes the Southern Man is an all-encompassing experience. Part motivational seminar, part thesis presentation, part theatrical production, this one-man show was the result of a collaboration between Meek, director Geoff Pinfield and a writer named Murdoch Stevens. [More]
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