Proud Mary Theatre Company will present the Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos for six performances only October 29-30 in Spartanburg and November 5-6 in Greer.
With music and lyrics by William Finn and a book by William Finn and James Lapine, Falsettos marks the Upstate premiere of this 2016 Broadway revival about a dysfunctional Jewish family in late 1970s New York.
Falsettos includes such modern classics such as “Four Jews in a Room Bitching,” “My Father’s a Homo,” “I’m Breaking Down,” “I Never Wanted to Love You,” “Falsettoland,” “Love is Blind” and more and follows a married Jewish man (played by Brady Coyle-Smith) who leaves his wife for a younger guy, his wife, heir shrink, their son’s Bar Mitzvah, the lesbian professionals next door, and the arrival of AIDS.
Hannah Searcy (Fun Home, Spartanburg Little Theatre’s The Little Mermaid, and Bright Star at Tryon Little Theater) and Samantha Elyer (Fun Home, The Laramie Project) play the lesbian neighbors Dr. Charlotte and kosher caterer Cordelia.
Hannah is so excited to be returning to the Proud Mary stage! She was last seen here as Joan in “Fun Home.” Hannah has been involved in theatre since she was fifteen years old. Some of her favorite roles include Ariel in “Disney’s the Little Mermaid” (Spartanburg Little Theatre), Alice in “Bright Star” (Tryon Little Theatre), and Stella in “A Steetcar Named Desire” (Foothills Players of NC). Hannah has enjoyed working on this show, and loved getting to know her wonderfully talented cast mates. Welcome to Falsettoland!
Falsettos also stars Brady Coyle-Smith (The Boys in the Band) as husband/father Marvin; DeAna Earl (of Centre Stage, Spartanburg Little Theatre, Glow Lyric Theatre and more) as wife/mother Trina; Joshua Begelman (Fun Home); Andy Lecture (Fun Home) is the other man Whizzer; John Carino (Upstate Shakespeare Festival) as the psychiatrist Mendel; and Hannah Searcy (Fun Home, Spartanburg Little Theatre’s The Little Mermaid, and Bright Star at Tryon Little Theater) play the lesbian neighbors Dr. Charlotte and kosher caterer Cordelia.
EATING IS VERY LIMITED DUE TO COVID. We are social distancing the audience and MASKS ARE REQUIRED by Proud Mary Theatre Company.
All tickets are $25.|
Visit proudmarytheatre.com or call (864) 202-6555 for more info.
City of Greer Center for the Arts,
804 Trade Street, Greer, SC 29651
Friday & Saturday, November 5-6 @ 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 6 @ 2 pm