Hoban's Troubadours will present the comedy The Curious Savage by John Patrick, directed by Mrs. Erin Bennett on November 5 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and November 6 at 2 p.m. in Barry Gymnasium. Tickets are on sale online.
The Curious Savage is a heartwarming comedy centered around Mrs. Ethel Savage, her family, several new friends, and a coveted inheritance. Comedy ensues when Mrs. Savage’s scheming step-children commit her to The Cloisters Sanatorium in an attempt to gain control of the family’s money. A hilarious chain of events and battle of wills will have audiences laughing and crying as they marvel at the antics of Mrs. Savage and the residences of The Cloisters who try to make things right.
The Curious Savage, a high school and community theater staple for more than 70 years, originally appeared on Broadway in 1950. It was written by John Patrick, who also wrote two Pulitzer Prize winning plays, “The Teahouse of the August Moon” and “Everybody Loves Opal.” With a message of love, loss, and the things that matter most in life, the non-stop fun of The Curious Savage makes this an ideal show for the entire family.
The cast includes seniors Ava Branz, Colin Doss, Jack Folk, Elizabeth ‘Biz’ Savitski, Parker Smith, juniors Kelly Brumbaugh, Rylee Zaucha, sophomore Abby Chirdon, freshmen Tommy Gaffney, Olivia Pfander, and leading the talented cast is juniors Fiona Marlborough as Mrs. Ethel Savage and Emma Boring, stage manager.
Make your reservations today to see this wonderful play. Tickets can be purchased in advance, reserved seating is $10, general seating is $5; $12 and $7 at the door. You can purchase tickets online at www.hobantroubadours.org.