An official Selection of the 2009 Fringe Encore Series and winner of Two Fringe Awards for Outstanding Excellence, critics are calling this world-premiere piece "a hilariously compelling and earnest story"-nytheatre.com and "an excellent production"-curtainup.com
Set against the backdrop of the late 1950's and told in the social guidance films of that era, the play follows two young couples, from courtship to matrimony, and ultimately what comes after.
The new comedy stars, Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde, and MTV's "Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woods") as teenage bride Abigail Lawrence, A.J. Shively (Sound of Music) as child prodigy turned medical student Daniel Henry, Meredith Forlenza (Pal Joey) as trailer trash turned millionaire Ruth Gundley, and Lee Aaron Rosen as All-American football jock Mason Lawrence. Completing the cast is Stephen Agosto, Frances Mercanti-Anthony (Spring Awakening) as Dorothy, Chris Henry Coffey, Miranda Jackel, Rob Sheridan, Anna Stone, and Monica West
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