By Stephen Sondheim and George Furth
Directed by Elizabeth Rogers
Music direction by Ilene Greenbaum
Produced by Camille Vecchio-DiLorenzo, Ilene Greenbaum and Howie Tilkin
WHEN: Thursday, July 17, through Saturday, July 19, at 8 PM with matinees on Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20, at 2 PM
WHERE: Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange
TICKETS: All tickets $20
For tickets and more information, visit www.PleasantValleyProductions.org.
Company tells the story of confirmed bachelor Robert, as he contemplates his unmarried state on the evening of his 35th wedding, his friends—"those good and crazy people my married friends"—explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious, yet accurate, array of interactions. This in-depth character study piece by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth includes a score with such classics as "Being Alive," "The Ladies Who Lunch" and "Marry Me a Little.”
“Over the past two years, Pleasant Valley Productions has presented a number of acclaimed community theatre shows in the area with productions of Songs for A New World, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, a sold-out production of The 24th Putnam County Spelling Bee last summer, and most recently, a celebrated production of Ragtime.”
The company’s mission is to create a professional theatre experience for local area performers, audience members, students and volunteers while providing a broad range of musical theatre works with the highest possible production value. They have continued to grow their company’s presence in the community by offering free concerts at the West Orange Public Library as well as an after-school musical theatre enrichment program at Roosevelt Middle School.