Chapter Two

By Neil Simon

Directed by Tom Mackan
Produced by Jan & John Durbin

When Neil Simon writes about a guy trying to help another guy solve a romantic crisis we’re sure to be in for a couple of hours of huge laughs. Simon knows his marital and romantic roadmaps and never misses the right twist or turn to keep us completely involved and always en route to hilarity. This play is one of his best.

George, a recent widower and a writer, can’t get out of his depression. Bring on his younger brother Leo with plans to get him dating again. Predictably there is a series of bad matches and the fun begins. But Leo comes up with Jennie who looks like a keeper, and this pair of not so young lovers set out on a bumpy road to happiness-ever-after, but not without the comedy that Simon can so dependably provide. Laugh after laugh will keep us rolling along. Add a neurotic friend of Jenny to mix it up with Leo and the merriment is irrepressible.

“A sure smash!”
– Variety

“Lovely, whimsical, and touching and always funny .. most of the time downright hilarious.”
– New York Post

Production Dates: February 4-5, 10-13*, 17-19 2011
*matinee 2:00 pm

George …Glen Greenway
Leo … Les Blackmore
Jennie … Dana Ruprecht
Faye … Tamara Kamermans

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