The Mount Pleasant Community Theater will present The Most Happy Fella, directed and choreographed by Rose Cremonese-Norton, on Aug. 8, 9 and 10 and August 15 and 16 in the John Whearty Theater at Westlake High School, 825 Westlake Drive in Thornwood, NY. Friday and Saturday night performances are at 8 pm, Sunday matinee at 2 pm. Tickets can be ordered on-line at www.mpctshows.com.
The 44th performance by the local group since its founding in 1970, the cast includes:
Steve Taylor of White Plains as Tony
Julie Wendholt of Nyack as Rosabella
Jean Garner of Sleepy Hollow as Chloe
Sam Stein of Purchase as Herman
Justin Thomas of Hawthorne as Joey
Frank Accosta of Elmsford as Ciccio
Rich Murden of Pleasantville as Pasquale
Jon Thomas of Hawthorne as Guiseppe
Matt Perito of Amawalk as Doc
Chuck Buchanan of White Plains as the Priest
Kit Colbour of Fishkill as Marie
Bob McFarlane of Scarsdale as the Postman
The Most Happy Fella is a musical with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. The story, about a romance between an older man and a younger woman, ran for 14 months when originally presented on Broadway, and has enjoyed several revivals.
There are still openings for supporting cast and ensemble members to sing and dance or assist with production, including lighting, sound and stage work. For further information, please call (914) 949-8382 or (914) 769-0958.