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Last show of the season for PCPH

Friday, September 7, 2007

Don Collins, as Willy Clark (right), confronts Ben (Brad Sandy) in the "You Lousy Nephew" scene of Putnam County Playhouse's production of "The Sunshine Boys."
The 46th season of Putnam County Playhouse will come to a close with a production of the Neil Simon comedy "The Sunshine Boys."

The first show was Thursday, but performances continues tonight and Saturday, as well as Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Saturday, Sept. 15.

The play will mark the 100th mainstage production to be presented by PCPH inside the Hazel Day Longden Theatre located on Round Barn Road.

Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 653-5880 after 5 p.m. All tickets are $9, and all performances begin at 8 p.m.

Corporate sponsors are Barton and Daniel Construction and North Salem State Bank.

"The Sunshine Boys" is being directed by PCPH director and long time supporter, Jim Poor.

Other shows he has directed previously include "The Glass Menagerie," "Prisoner of Second Avenue," and "Carousel."

The leading roles of the comedy team of Lewis and Clark are played by Don Collins and Jack Randall Earles.

The play concerns the efforts of Clark's nephew Ben (Brad Sandy) as he tries to reunited the team for a television special.

What is the problem? They haven't spoken to each other for 11 years!

The cast also includes Shelly McFadden, Jessica Walter, Jim Green, Jim Rambo and Jessica Bessell.

Linda Gjesvold designed the set and Larry Sutton designed the lighting.

Sandi Rossok provided the costumes and props and is serving as stage manager for the show.

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