CROTON FALLS, N.Y. - The third production of the Schoolhouse Theater s 2011-12 season, JP Millers "The Days of Wine and Roses", is just a week away. The play centers on a young couple who become involved in alcohol addiction. It was first produced on early televisions Playhouse 90 and later made into an Oscar-winning film starring Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick.
JP Miller was a highly talented and prolific writer of TV scripts, films, and novels. The New York Times called the play a brilliant and compelling work.
"This powerful play is ultimately a love story, a harrowing even sometimes terrifying love story, but a love story nonetheless," said Pamela Moller Kareman, artistic director of the Schoolhouse production.
The Schoolhouses increasingly popular Talk Back series will be part of three performances. The first guest will be Annah Perch, Executive Director of Stepping Stones, the Bedford home of Bill W., co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. She will appear after the curtain call at the Sunday, March 4 matinee.
On Sunday, March 11, the speaker will be Broadway producer Tony Fusco, and Sunday, March 18ths speaker will be award-winning playwright/screenwriter Loring Mandel.
"The Days of Wine and Roses" opens on Thursday, March 1 and runs through March 25. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $33 on Thursday and Friday, $35 on Saturday and Sunday.
The Schoolhouse is an intimate theater with limited seating and all seats are excellent. The performers are all Equity members. For further information, call 914-277-8477 or go to the website .
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