ABOUT THE SHOW...

In the madcap comedy tradition of Lend me a Tenor, Ken Ludwig's hilarious Moon Over Buffalo centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950's. At the moment, they’re playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in rep in Buffalo, New York with 5 actors.

On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George’s dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee, and if likes what he sees, he might cast them in his movie remake of The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong, abetted by a visit from their daughter’s clueless fiancé and hilarious uncertainty about which play they’re actually performing, caused by Charlotte’s deaf old stage-manager mother who hates every bone in George’s body.


“Somewhere up above, George S. Kaufman, Abe Burrows, Moss Hart and all those clever fellows who wrote the comedies of yesteryear are rolling with laughter, echoing the audience last night at Moon Over Buffalo. The play is nothing less than a love letter to live theater." - Boston Herald

“Moon Over Buffalo packs more comic genius onto the stage than anything in recent memory!” - USA Today

“Ken Ludwig is one of those rare contemporary playwrights who thinks in terms of old-fashioned knockabout farce, and that’s something to be cherished.” - The New York Times

“The funniest show in New York … The comedy has audiences rolling in the aisles. The second act has a show-within-a-show spoof of “Private Lives” with everybody in the wrong costumes reading the wrong lines. This has to be one of the most hysterical things ever put onstage. I have seen Moon Over Buffalo three times! I expect you to see it once.” - New York Post (Liz Smith)


THE CAST
Paul...   Sammy Cammisa
Ethel...   Cheryl Graves
Richard...   David Hall
George...   Don Lonski
Charlotte...   Karen Marshall
Howard...   David McDonald
Rosalind...   Bella Ruiz
Eileen...   Carol Torrey



THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Director / Production Designer...   Jeff Horn
Producer...  Tracy Dissinger
Asst Director / Stage Mgr / Props...   Janice B. Hall
Costumer...   Carol Torrey
Set Designer...   Mark Dissinger
Lighting Designer / Tech...   Ed Guinan
Sound Tech...   Lezlie Eustis
About the Show...
Second Street Players / Riverfront Theater / 2 South Walnut St. / Milford, DE 19963 / TIX: (800) 838-3006 / info@secondstreetplayers.com
Reserved Seats are $20 each
(Seniors / Students / Active Military $19 each)
SSP's Winter production
of Ken Ludwig's comic hit

Moon Over Buffalo
directed by Jeff Horn

Fridays JAN 31 & FEB 7 at 7:00p
Saturdays FEB 1 & FEB 8 at 7:00p
Sundays FEB 2 & FEB 9 at 2:00p
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