Come See Picnic
opening May 1st
Written by William Inge
Directed by Bill King
Opening Night Friday!
2 tickets for the price of 1*
*(by reservation only)
Call our Box Office at: 732 447-5169
Our final show of the season...
you don't want to miss this one, folks!!!
play takes place on Labor day Weekend in the joint backyards of
middle-aged widows. The one house belongs to Flo Owens,
who lives there
with her two maturing daughters, Madge and Millie,
and a boarder who is
a spinster school teacher.
The other house belongs to Helen Potts, who
lives with her elderly and
invalid mother. Into this female atmosphere
comes a young man
named Hal Carter, whose animal vitality seriously
upsets the entire
group. Hal is a most interesting character, a child
who ignored him, self-conscious of his failings and his
behind the eight ball. Flo is sensitively wary of temptations
her daughters. Madge, bored with being only a beauty,
her chances for a wealthy marriage for the
excitement Hal promises.
sister, Millie, finds her balance for the first time through the
stranger's brief attention. And the spinster is stirred to make
issue out of the dangling courtship that has brightened her
life in a
dreary, minor way.
May 1, 8 - 8pm
May 2, 9 - 8pm
May 3, 10 - 2pm
Helen Potts – Maggie Rogers
Hal Carter – Matthew Giove
Millie Owens – Lindsay Cherin
Madge Owens – Jennifer Townsend
Flo Owens – Siobhan Krier
Rosemary Butler – Mary Sullivan
Alan Seymour – Eric Pertgen
Irma Kronkite – Jeri Georger
Howard Bevans – Todd Magnusson
Bomber – Brendan Gillespie
Christine Schoenwalder – Gail Sheehan