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.
Joshua Avery Begelman play Jason, teh bar mitzvah-bound son. He is an actor, singer, model who made his television debut at age 8 on the CBS series Madam Secretary. He is known for his roles in Marvel’s WandaVision and several appearances on NBC’s Saturday Night Live! Regional theater credits include the role of John in Fun Home with Proud Mary Theatre Company. Joshua originated the role of Kyle in The Memory Motel, a radio play by David Greenspan commissioned by Two River Theatre. Joshua studies piano with Alexandre Moutouzkine and loves to play soccer, work on impersonations, and go boating.
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; Andy Lecture (Fun Home) is the other man Whizzer; John Carino (Upstate Shakespeare Festival) as the psychiatrist Mendel; and Samantha Elyer (Fun Home, The Laramie Project) 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.
All tickets are $25.|
Visit proudmarytheatre.com or call (864) 202-6555 for more info.