After Mark re-introduced himself to the star, Frankee mentioned the ten extra dancers. “We worried about hiring them, Mr. Chucky Jack. They’re not first class performers--they're...well...somewhat inept as ballet dancers, but choreographer Mark Ryder, my husband felt a stage packed with performers would be exciting, more impressive --actually, since the character you’re playing is a well-known Tennessee hero.
He nodded. Yes, a famous hero...”
“Somewhat ’inept‘ like you said"...
“So, maybe we don’t really need them. It might be a better number without them, Mr Chucky.”
“It might be. But your husband has enabled me to work with them, and your guidance is invariably helpful with successive cartwheels, Mr. Chucky.”
“Mrs. Ryder, why don’t you just call me ‘John.’ My name, actually, is ‘John Cullum.’