Suffield Players Present Clever Comedy

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Three members of the cast of The Suffield Players’ newest production are pictured during an early rehearsal.

The fun’s back in dysfunctional as The Suffield Players present the clever comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang on February 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, *23, 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. (*2 p.m. Matinee) at Mapleton Hall in Suffield, CT.

The Story: Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County PA where they’ve spent years bickering with each other, and caring for their demented parents, recently deceased. Dramatic movie star sister Masha swoops home for a visit with her new boy-toy Spike, and old resentments flare up. A zany soothsayer servant and a sweet innocent young actress get mixed up in the mayhem, not to mention a blue heron and some wild turkeys. If you enjoy way-out and wonderful, this is the show for you!

The Cast: Hope Burnside, Mary Fernandez-Sierra, Jim Hyland, Lisa Parker, Ryan Peloquin and Trish Urso.

Behind-the-Scenes Talents: Direction and Set Design by Kelly Seip, Assistant Direction by Tom Hebert, Technical Direction and Lighting Design by Jerry Zalewski, Stage Management by Shaun O’Keefe, Costume Design by Dawn McKay and Sound Design by Jason Fregeau, Photography by Madeline Catania and Jerry Zalewski. Produced by Ron and Karen Balaska.

Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Recommended for ages 13 and up; some adult language.

All performances in Mapleton Hall 1305 Mapleton Avenue Suffield, CT 06078.

Ticket Price: $20 ($15 Opening Night). Discounts available for Groups, Seniors and Students, as well as Season Subscribers.

For reservations, call 800-289-6148 or 860-668-0837 or visit 

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