Barefoot in the Park

2017-2018 SEASON

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Barefoot in the Park (2017)

Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He’s a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she’s a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. Their new apartment is her most recent find – too expensive with bad plumbing and in need of a paint job. After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic, Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does. Paul just doesn’t understand Corie, as she sees it. He’s too staid, too boring, and she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous. Running “barefoot in the park” would be a start.

Producer, Mara Lundstrom of Maplewood added, "This Neil Simon classic brings lightness and levity to the stage. CCP’s production captures the nuances in Simon’s marvelous writing about love, family, friends, and NYC. The set and scenic design have become an additional character in CCP’s production, adding a convincing look at life in NYC in the 1960’s. A funny, witty, and friendly comedy, Barefoot in the Park will tickle everyone’s fancy for a fun night of theater.”

The Cast

Role Actor
Corie Bratter Crystal Ann Bennet
Paul Bratter Matthew Cronin
Velasco Arnold Buchiane
Telephone Repairman Dominic DeNucci
Ethel Banks Joyce Slous
Delivery Guy Howard Fischer
Delivery Guy Chip Prestera

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Production Team

Production Role
Producer Mara Lundstrom
Director Michael Hegarty
Production Coordinator Tom MacDonald
Stage Manager Nicole Miceli
Set Design Sean McCarthy
Costume Design Beverly Wand
Lighting Design Richard Hennessy
Sound Design Joe DeVico
Props and Set Decoration Kate Pierce