‘They’re Playing Our Song’ at Otterbein


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Maxwell Bartel (as Vernon Gersch) and Leah Windahl (as Sonia Walsk) in the Otterbein Summer Theatre production of “They’re Playing Our Song.”


Otterbein Summer Theatre 2017 Presents “They’re Playing Our Song”

Westerville, OH—The Otterbein Summer Theatre 2017 season presents “They’re Playing Our Song” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 6; 2 p.m. on July 9, 14 and 16; and 8 p.m. on July 7-8, July 13-15, and July 20-22 ONSTAGE in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Tickets cost $33. Call 614-823-1109 or visit www.otterbein.edu/summertheatre.

“They’re Playing Our Song” is a terrific collaboration between playwright Neil Simon and composer Marvin Hamlisch. Set in the 1970s, “They’re Playing Our Song” is a funny, romantic show about a neurotic, established composer and his relationship with a quirky young lyricist. Creative genius, passionate personalities, and a strange sense of timing keep these two birds humming as they pen the next big hit ad find true love.

Tickets cost $33. Call 614-823-1109 or visit www.otterbein.edu/summertheatre.

The box office is open 12-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour prior to performances. It is located in Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville. Student Rush discounts are available one hour prior to curtain, pending ticket availability.

DETAILS:

Otterbein Summer Theatre presents

“They’re Playing Our Song”

Book by Neil Simon

Music by Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager

July 6-9, July 13-16, and July 20-22

(Two performances Friday, July 14 – 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.)

Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center

170 W. Park St., Westerville

PRODUCTION TEAM

Directed by: Melissa Lusher

Scenic Designer: Rob Johnson

Costume Designer: Tatjana Longerot

Lighting Designer: Andy Baker

Sound Designer: Doc Davis

Stage Manager: Ethan Wintgens

CAST LIST

Vernon Gersch Maxwell Bartel

Sonia Walsk Leah Windahl

The Voices of Vernon Lincoln Belford & Daniel Kunkel

The Voices of Sonia Isabel Billinghurst & Kat Lee

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 6 7:30 p.m.

Friday, July 7 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 8 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 9 2 p.m.

Thursday, July 13 8 p.m.

Friday, July 14 2 p.m.

Friday, July 14 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 15 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 16 2 p.m.

Thursday, July 20 8 p.m.

Friday, July 21 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 22 8 p.m.

Maxwell Bartel (as Vernon Gersch) and Leah Windahl (as Sonia Walsk) in the Otterbein Summer Theatre production of “They’re Playing Our Song.”
http://www.sunburynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2017/07/web1_index.jpgMaxwell Bartel (as Vernon Gersch) and Leah Windahl (as Sonia Walsk) in the Otterbein Summer Theatre production of “They’re Playing Our Song.”

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