In the play, Harry Hope's saloon is home to drunks and dreamers who celebrate the arrival of Hickey, whose raucous presence always ensures a good time. But when a newly sober Hickey blows in with a renewed outlook on life, his attempts to fix the lives of his old friends leads to a series of events that are at once comic and heartbreaking.
Lane plays Theodore "Hickey" Hickman, and Dennehy plays Larry Slade. The cast also features Stephen Ouimette (Harry Hope), Larry Neumann, Jr (Ed Mosher), Sal Inzerillo (Rocky Pioggi), Marc Grapey (Chuck Morello), John Judd (Piet Wetjoen), John Reeger (Cecil Lewis), James Harms (James Cameron), John Douglas Thompson (Joe Mott), Lee Wilkof (Hugo Kalmar), John Hoogenakker (Willie Oban), Patrick Andrews (Don Parritt), Tara Sissom (Pearl), Lee Stark (Margie), and Jennifer Engstrom (Cora).
The design team includes Kevin Depinet (set design), Natasha Katz (lighting design), and Merrily Murray-Walsh (costume design).