The Last Night of Ballyhoo

March 4-March 20, 2016
PWYC-Thursday, March 17

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1997 Tony Award Winner for Best Play by the author of Driving Miss Daisy

It’s December 1939 and Adolph Freitag, his sister Boo, and nieces Lala and Sunny
- a Jewish family so highly assimilated they have a Christmas tree in the front parlor - are looking forward to Ballyhoo, a lavish cotillion ball sponsored by their restrictive country club. Adolph’s worker, Joe Farkas, is an attractive bachelor and an Eastern European Jew, familiar with prejudice but unable to fathom its existence. His pres- ence prompts college student Sunny to examine intra-ethnic bias, her Jewish identity (or lack thereof), and the beliefs with which she’s been raised. 


Directed by Jeff Kingsbury

Katelyn Hoffman as Lala Levy
Jill Nicole Heinecke as Sunny Freitag
Stacie Hart as Boo Levy
Kim Holm as Reba Freitag
Russ Holm as Adolph Freitag
Kelly Mackay as Joe Farkas
Steven James Walker as Peachy Weil