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Summit Playhouse Presents "The Last Night of Ballyhoo"

The Last Night of Ballyhoo will be performed from February 21st through to March 9th.
The Last Night of Ballyhoo will be performed from February 21st through to March 9th.
The Summit Playhouse is pleased to present The Last Night of Ballyhoo.

This romantic drama is from Alfred Uhry, author of Driving Miss Daisy.

The Play is directed by Sherrie Ahlin and produced by Petra Krugel and Theresa Turner and will be performed from February 21st through to March 9th.

Come see what Ballyhoo is all about! Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Broadway Play, Alfred Uhry is the first American playwright to win the "Triple Crown" of dramatic writing: Tony Award (2), an Oscar, and a Pulitzer Prize.
The Play opens in Atlanta, Georgia in December of 1939.

"Gone with the Wind" storms the silver screen with the cast in town for its world premiere. News of Hitler invading Poland is all over the radio, but the biggest concern of Atlanta's well-to-do Freitag and Levy families is finding a suitable date for daughter Lala to Ballyhoo, a lavish ball for Jewish socialites. When Uncle Adolf brings Joe, his new and very eligible assistant, home for dinner, the romantic schemes begin. 


The play is full of romance, social commentary and drama. Along the way, the show takes many twists and turns but in the end the family is pulled together.


Location & Directions: The Summit Playhouse, 10 New England Avenue, Summit NJ 07901Our theater is accessible to persons with disabilities.

Tickets for The Last Night of Ballyhoo are $20 for adults, $15 for 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com or call 1-800-838-3006


Show Times: February 21, 22, 28 and March 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 

March 2 and 9 are matinee performances starting at 2pm, all other shows start at 8pm.


The Ballyhoo cast includes Hank Barre, Debbie Bernstein, Victoria Steele and Diana Chaves. Making their Summit Playhouse debut are Jackie Jacobi, Matthew Cronin and Fred Gallo.

In addition to Sherrie Ahlin as director, the creative team includes costume design by Judith Mulder, lighting and sound by Wendy Roome, interior design by Tina White, and set design by Ren Roberts.

Kendall Green will be stage managing her first Summit Playhouse production, with Tammy Robinson Barot as assistant stage manager. 


About The Summit Playhouse 
Since its founding in 1918, the Summit Playhouse has produced over 300 productions, making it one of the oldest continuously operating community theaters in the United States. The historic institution is devoted to maintaining the practice of theatre arts and encouraging those interested in all aspects of the performing arts and its operations. 

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