Our 82nd season opens November 10 with Christmas Belles. This production includes Director Steven Merkel and Assistant Director Eric Mattson with Executive Producer Rusty Steiger and Stage Manager Rachel Lopez. This show will run two weekends: November 10-12, and 17-19. Performances will take place at The Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Avenue in Downers Grove.
The cast features (kneeling) Stephanie Svarz (Gina Jo) of Naperville, Jon Stricker (Raynerd) of Naperville, Darrin Hernandez (John Curtiss) of Downers Grove, Vickie Shargo (Patsy) of Downers Grove and (standing) Eric Mattson (Asst. Director) of Villa Park, Nina Trader (Frankie) of Wood Dale, Stan Staszak(Frankie's husband) of Frankfort, Tom Gess (Justin) of Indian Head Park, Lynda Porter (Miss Geneva) of Lisle, Becky Mattson (Honey Raye) of Villa Park, Rebecca Leitschuh (Twink) of Downers Grove, Brenda Gilmore (Rhonda Lynn) of Plainfield.
Photos Courtesy of Steven Merkel
Please see the Grove Players website blog for a wonderful write-up on Christmas Belles written by Joyce Tumea.
"Christmas Belles" Production Will Ring with Laughter
Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, and $15 for students and seniors, and may be purchased in person at the theater on performance nights, at Lincoln Center M-F during the day, or at Evelyn Jane Boutique, 1008 Curtiss St. in downtown Downers Grove. The Grove Players' box office will open Friday, January 13 when tickets can be bought by calling 630-415-3682 or online through the Grove Players website, www.groveplayers.org.