"Barefoot in the Park" at The Paul and Vi Loo Theatre
Hawaii Pacific University & The Paul and Vi Loo Theatre
BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
by Neil Simon
directed by Eden Lee Murray
Early work from one of the most popular playwrights in the history of American theatre, this "bubbling, rib-tickling comedy" (NYT review) ran for 1,530 performances on Broadway, and was nominated for 3 1964 Tony awards. It will sparkle on our stage this fall.
As they settle into their 6th floor walk-up apartment, young NYC newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter discover marriage is more than a rosy honeymoon romp. Laughs abound as we watch them navigate the bumps enroute to a balanced relationship. Spoiler alert: one of them actually winds up barefoot in snow covered Central Park to prove a point. Along the way there’s a hilarious blind date between Corie’s mom and the eccentric aging bohemian neighbor from upstairs. Neil Simon’s brilliant comic dialogue skips along throughout as he gives us memorable moments with these delightful characters. Not to be missed!
For Tickets and Information: www.hpu.edu/theatre
Presale tickets are available online now and is the preferred method of getting your tickets. The box office will be open one hour before each performance for walk-up tickets. Due to the intimate venue, we recommend getting your tickets in advance.
If you are unable to purchase tickets online, you may call and leave a message at 808-236-7917.
Friday, Nov. 17 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, Nov. 18 – 7:30 pm
Sunday, Nov. 19 – 4:00 pm
Friday, Nov. 24 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, Nov. 25 – 2:00 & 7:30 pm
Sunday, Nov. 26 – 4:00 pm
General Admission - $15
Senior, Military, and HPU Faculty & Staff - $10
Students - $5
HPU Students – FREE
Young Woman: Krista Angst as Corie Bratter
Young Man: Cameron Zini as Paul Bratter
Woman: Leslee Carpenter as Mrs. Banks, Corie’s Mother
Man: Larry Bialock as Victor Velasco
Photo Credit: Janine Myers