Warwick to host comic show

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:46

    WARWICK,N.Y—The Illustrious Theatre Company will present "Fuddy Meers," a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 11-12, 18-19, and 25-26; and 7:30 p.m., Sundays, Feb. 13, 20, and 27, at the Warwick Winery. Originally produced off-Broadway by the Manhattan Theatre Club in 1999, "Fuddy Meers" received critical acclaim and a Drama Desk award. New York Magazine has called the play "wicked fun . . . the evening explodes with laughter"; The N.Y. Times described "Fuddy Meers" as "a dark, sweet and thoroughly engaging comedy." Cabaret-style seating opens an hour before curtain. Tickets, $17 and $14 for seniors and children 12 and under, are available at the winery, The Bookstore, in Warwick, or by calling (845) 258-4858. The cast includes Les Ferguson as Richard; Tim Lawlor as Millet; Joe Martin as Kenny; Lisa Montanaro as Claire; Ted Odell as the Limping Man; Nancy Rollins as Heidi; and Pat Sheffield as Gertie. Illustrious Theatre Company artistic director Mary Clifford will direct. For information, call 764-4936; or visit wvwinery.com FUDDY MEERS, a comedy presented by The Illustrious Theatre Company at the Warwick Valley Winery, 114 Little York Road, Warwick, N.Y., Feb. 11-13, 18-20, and 25-27. Curtain time is 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays; 7:30, Sundays. Tickets, $17 and $14 for seniors and children 12 and under, are available at The Bookstore, 20 Main St., Warwick, the winery, or by calling (845) 258-4858. Some language may not be appropriate for children. For information, call 764-4936.