VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE
by Christopher Durang
directed by Peter Gelblum
May 5 – 28
Park Hall, Ben Lomond
Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia live in the old farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania where they were raised by their now-deceased, Chekhov-loving professor parents. They spend endless, boring, dreary days staring out the window at the pond, bickering, and debating whether they have a cherry orchard or just a few cherry trees. Then, suddenly, their sister Masha, a larger than life, world-famous movie actress, arrives to attend a costume party in the neighborhood. Masha brings along dwarf costumes for her siblings so they can support her as Snow White, as well as her hunky, way-too-young boy toy, Spike. Throw in the young, aspiring actress Nina, the evil Hootie Pie, and Cassandra, the prophesizing voodoo-loving housekeeper, shake well, and out comes a play that the New York Times calls “Deliriously funny! . . . The theater erupts in booming gusts of laughter that practically shake the seats!”
The show is directed by MCT veteran Peter Gelblum. The cast features both MCT favorites, as well as new faces that we are proud to present to MCT audiences for the first time: W. Scott Whisler, Daria E. Troxell, Robin Aronson, Correll Barca-Hall, Ashley Sue Perry, and Sasha Voigt.
Advisory: Some strong language, some mild adult themes and content.
When online sales close, tickets will be available at the door. Box office opens 1 hour before the performance.
$20 General Admission
Seating is first come, first served.
Remaining performances are:
Friday, May 26 @ 8:00 p.m. – Tickets will available at the door @ 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 @ 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 28 @ 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are available via Brown Paper Tickets.