The American Plan: Love and Loss in Midcentury America
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The last date listed for The American Plan was Saturday June 16, 2012 / 3:00pm.
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Happy Medium Theatre, Inc. (HMT) furthers and challenges audiences with_ The American Plan_, written by Richard Greenberg and directed by Melanie Garber (Priscilla Dreams the Answer, Fresh Ink Theatre).
HMT’s take on The American Plan is an exciting new look at an early, acclaimed play by the Tony Award-winning author of Take Me Out. It is the Catskill Mountains in the early 1960s, and Lili Adler and her mother Eva are spending the summer across the lake from a bustling hotel where comics entertain and buffets overflow.
When a handsome young stranger enters their world, the emotionally fragile Lili finds herself falling in love. But once her imperious mother learns of their relationship, lies are exposed, alliances are forged and Lili’s one chance to escape her mother’s control may be lost forever.
The cast will feature 5 up-and-coming Boston Fringe Theatre actors: Mikey DiLoreto (Trog and Clay: An Imagined History of the Electric Chair_, Fresh Ink Theatre), Lauren Foster (Godspell_, The Lexington Players), Robyn Linden (Foreverendia_, 11:11 Theatre), Nick Miller (_REFUGE, Happy Medium Theatre), and Audrey Lynn Sylvia (The Country Club, Happy Medium Theatre).
About the Ticket Supplier: Happy Medium TheatreHappy Medium Theatre, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) company, which strives to offer a professional yet fun theatrical experience for local actors, directors, and playwrights. We strongly support the creativity of our players and want them to feel comfortable with our company, both on and off stage. HMT's planned performances, which include both well-known and original dramas, will assist community actors, writers, and directors in performing their best work to a diverse audience.
HMT was founded in May 2008 by Barbara DiGirolamo, Mikey DiLoreto, Stacy Fox, Lesley Anne Moreau, and Audrey Lynn Sylvia.