Peninsula Players Theatre recently released their 2015 playbill. Included in the season are A Real Lulu, Dial M for Murder, Lend Me a Tenor, Outside Mullingar and Nunsense.
From the creator of Unnecessary Farce comes a world premiere comedy, A Real Lulu (performed June 16 – July 5). Nervous Ned Newley received a battlefield promotion amid a political scandal and his first day as the new Governor of Vermont is teetering on calamity. Can his aides pull him out of the fire and back into the Governor’s seat?
Dial M for Murder will be brought to the stage July 8 – 26. Set in 1950s London, ex-tennis pro and house husband Tony is convinced his wealthy socialite wife, Margot, is having an affair. Between cocktails, a cat-and-mouse game of intrigue, blackmail and treachery begins as Tony plots the perfect murder.
Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me a Tenor (July 29- Aug. 16) is a hysterically funny, door-slamming comedy. Mayhem ensues when opera sensation Tito Merelli inadvertently passes out on opening night and hapless Max, an aspiring singer, is pushed by the panicked opera manager to don Otello’s costume.
Outside Mullingar will be performed Aug. 19 – Sept. 6, it’s a sweet and prickly love story featuring Anthony and Rosemary, 40-something next door neighbors in rural Ireland and homebodies, who are caught in their families land dispute. This lyrical Irish romantic comedy tenderly reminds us that it’s never too late to take a chance on love.
Nunsense (Sept. 9 – Oct. 18) is a frolicking musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Dan Goggin. Join Reverend Mother, a former circus performer, and her four sisters as they take over the eighth grade production of Grease and stage a riotous variety show filled with comic misadventures that are sure to be habit-forming.
Ticket prices range from $36 – $45. For more information visit peninsulaplayers.com or call 920.868.3287.