St. Louis Park theater company performs ‘Blackbeard’s Revenge’ (photos)

Actor Brian Hesser portrays Edward Teach, who is also known as Charles Johnson and Blackbeard, during a rehearsal for The Park Theater Co. production of the original play “Blackbeard’s Revenge.” St. Louis Park resident Jim McDonough, Jr., wrote the pirate-themed play, which is part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Upcoming performances of the play include 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, and 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the University of Minnesota’s Rarig Center Arena, 330 21st Ave. S. in Minneapolis. For more information, visit theparktheater.weebly.com. (Submitted photo courtesy of Richard Molby) Kelly Nelson portrays the character Mary Ormand in “Blackbeard’s Revenge.” (Submitted photo courtesy of Richard Molby) From left to right, Matthew Kelly portrays Israel Hands; Brian Hesser plays Blackbeard; and Kelly Nelson plays Mary Ormand in “Blackbeard’s Revenge.” (Submitted photo courtesy of Richard Molby)
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Actor Brian Hesser portrays Edward Teach, who is also known as Charles Johnson and Blackbeard, during a rehearsal for The Park Theater Co. production of the original play “Blackbeard’s Revenge.” St. Louis Park resident Jim McDonough, Jr., wrote the pirate-themed play, which is part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Upcoming performances of the play include 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, and 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the University of Minnesota’s Rarig Center Arena, 330 21st Ave. S. in Minneapolis. For more information, visit theparktheater.weebly.com. (Submitted photo courtesy of Richard Molby)