Media Resources: Bus Stop

Clayton Community Theatre presents Bus Stop by William Inge, February 1 - 11, 2018.

Performances: Thursday - Saturday February 1-3 and 8-10 at 8:00 p.m, Sundays February 4 and 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Washington University South Campus Theater, 6501 Clayton Road, Clayton MO

Director: Sam Hack

Full press release (PDF): click here

In this entertaining romantic drama filled with empathetic characters set in 1955, eight strangers are thrown together by Fate in a rural Kansas diner when a snowstorm causes bus passengers to seek shelter there; and Fate has a sense of drama and humor. The play is ultimately optimistic and hopeful. 

More information about the play, on Wikipedia: at this link

Press photos: on Flickr, at this link

Reviewer comp tickets available from the box office, by Email at, or by phone at 314-721-9228.

Media contact: Nathan Schroeder,


  • Elma Duckworth: Lucy Sappington, previously seen on the CCT stage in Born Yesterday, and part of the “Not Quite Right” improv group

  • Grace Hoylard: Erin Struckhoff, nominated for two Arts for Life awards for her portrayal of Lady Macbeth in CCT’s Macbeth and of Mary in CCT’s The Women, featured also in CCT’s A View from the Bridge and Inherit the Wind, the Theater Guild of Webster Groves’s Sylvia, and Midnight Company’s The Everest Game

  • Will Masters: Jeff Lovell, who played Lennox in CCT’s Macbeth, and was also featured in Sylvia, Wait Until Dark, and The Trip to Bountiful at the Theater Guild of Webster Groves, as well as Titus Andronicus and Cardenio at St. Louis Shakespeare

  • Cherie: Britteny Henry, nominated for an Arts for Life award for her performance as Miranda in CCT’s Enchanted Island, also featured in TGWG’s The Underpants and St. Louis Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Titus Andronicus, and Cardenio

  • Dr. Gerald Lyman: Joe O'Connor, nominated for an Arts for Life award for his portrayal of Henry in CCT’s The Lion in Winter, also familiar to CCT audiences from his roles in Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Piece of My Heart, Enchanted Island, The Unexpected Guest, and Born Yesterday

  • Carl: Jeff Struckhoff, last seen on the CCT stage as Dunlap in Inherit the Wind and as an immigration officer in A View from the Bridge, also featured in a number of productions at East Central College

  • Virgil Blessing: Gene Rauscher, a veteran of CCT’s productions of Our Town, The Fantasticks, and To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Bo Decker: Michael C. Bouchard, making his St Louis stage debut but familiar to fans of Ozark Actors Theatre from their Comedy of Errors and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe