“Fools” at First Avenue Playhouse

by Neil Simon

Leon Tolchinskyhas landed a terriflic job as a schoolteacher in the idyllic Russian hamlet of Kulyenchikov. What he does not know is that the town has been cursed with chronic stupidity for 200 years. The desperate townspeople have hired Leon hoping he can break the curse. However, they forget to tell him that if he stays in Kulenchikov for more than 24 hours and fails to break the curse he also becomes stupid. Will love and comedy triumph? Hey, it's Neil Simon!

Tickets: $20 per person on Friday and Saturday; $15 on Thursday and Sunday matinees. Senior rate: $12 Thursday and Sunday only. Dinner package: $30 on Thurs & Sun ($27 for seniors) and $35 on Friday & Saturday. Dinner at the Memphis Pig Out restaurant at 6:30 p.m.

Performed by First Avenue Playhouse
At First Avenue Playhouse
Performances ran
Friday, July 1, 2005 thru Saturday, July 30, 2005
Count Gregor Yousekevitch.... Dave Conover
Dr. Zubritsky.... Charlie Deitz Has Bio Has photo
Lenya Zubritsky.... Donna Jeanne Has Bio
Leon Tolchinsky.... Sean Walby
Magistrate.... Martin Brilliant
Mishkin.... Gary Hirsch
Slovitch.... John Kettyle Has Bio
Snetkey.... Bob Feldman
Sophia Zubritsky.... Carolyn Pender
Yechna.... Dawn Witek
Directed by Eric Walby
Produced by Joe Bagnole
Produced by Beth Peninger Has Bio
Production Support by Tania Joseph
Lighting Design by George McKulla
Stage Managed by Grace Emley Has Bio
Set Designed by David J. Cruse
Costumes Coordinated by Elizabeth Fuschetti
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