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The Man Who Came to Dinner

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The Man Who Came to Dinner
Event on 2012-11-17 19:30:00
Spotlight Theatre presents

The Man Who Came to Dinner

By George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart

Directed by Pat Payne and Bernie Cardell

Spotlight Theatre offers another enjoyable evening of entertainment with "The Man Who Came to Dinner” opening November 17 and running through December 22. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:00 p.m. at The John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver. Tickets are for adults and for students and seniors and are available by calling 720-880-8727 or online at www.thisisspotlight.org. Group rates available.

After slipping on an icy doorstep, radio personality Sheridan Whiteside is confined to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanely to recuperate. Initially the Stanleys are excited to have a celebrity in the house, but that feeling is quickly quashed when their house and their lives are taken over by the irascible invalid, his many guests, a penguin, and a mummy case! Sheridan’s secretary Maggie is the only one who can handle his petulant behavior, but when she falls in love with the local reporter, will Sheridan’s life be changed forever?

The cast includes Dyarl Alexander (John), Todd Black (Professor Metz), Dan Connell (Sheridan Whiteside), Ben Cowhick (Bert Jefferson), Deb Curtis (Dr. Bradley), Rachel Graham (June Stanley), Bonnie Greene (Miss Preen), John Greene (Mr. Stanley), Charles Hettinger (Expressman), Sue Hettinger (Mrs. Dexter), Johanna Jaquith (Maggie Cutler), Paul Jaquith (Richard Stanley), Molly Killoran (Lorraine Sheldon), Katie Mangett (Mrs. Stanley), Peggy Miller (Sarah), Rosemary Smith (Mrs. McCutcheon), Linda Suttle (Harriet Stanley), Luke Terry (Banjo) and Charles Wingerter (Beverly Carlton).

"The Man Who Came to Dinner” (1939) is a comedy in three acts and is one of four scripts co-written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. It was adapted for film in 1942, featuring Bette Davis and Jimmy Durante. "The Man Who Came to Dinner” has also been adapted for radio and television, as well as serving as the basis for the 1967 musical Sherry!


Spotlight Theatre Company presents “The Man Who Came to Dinner” – The ever petulant Sheridan Whiteside slips on the Stanleys doorstep resulting in a tumultuous six weeks of confinement. November 17 – December 22

Fri/Sat at 7:30 p.m. /Sun at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are Adult/ for Students/Seniors. Group rates available. 720-880-8727 or online at www.thisisspotlight.org – The John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver.

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