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The Last Romance
by Joe DiPietro

– Equity Principal Auditions by Appointment

Ivoryton Playhouse    Ivoryton, CT    SPT     $500.

Executive/Artistic Director: Jacqueline Hubbard

Director: Maggie McGlone Jennings

First rehearsal: April 7th;
First performance: April 22nd;
Close; May 10th, 2015

Equity Principal Auditions by appointment:

Open Auditions by Appointment:

Thursday, February 26, 2015
11am – 4pm

Pearl Studios, Rm 416
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018

Sides are available by following this link.

Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together. Call 860-767-9520 ext 203 for appointment

 Looking for:

Ralph Bellini – 80 years old – retired railroad worker who loves opera. Vigorous and full of life, he projects ease and has a wonderful sense of humor. Flirtatious and mischievous, he is an incurable romantic.

Carol Reynolds – 70s – retired executive secretary. Elegant and reserved, direct and independent, she is emotionally closeted but longs for romance.

Rose Tagliatelle – 70s – Ralph’s sister, she lives the old fashioned concept of a “housewife”. Possessive, nagging with a prickly vulnerability, much of her behavior is based on guilt.

Theatre’s mailing address:  Ivoryton Playhouse, PO Box 458, Ivoryton CT  06442.

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Calendar Girls
by Tim Firth

– Equity Principal Auditions by Appointment

Ivoryton Playhouse    Ivoryton, CT    SPT     $420.

Executive/Artistic Director:  Jacqueline Hubbard

First rehearsal: May 19;
First performance: June 3;
Close: June 21st.

Equity Principal Auditions by appointment:

Open Auditions by appointment

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Pearl Studios, Rm 416
500 8th Avenue
New York, NY  10018

Sides are available by following this link.

Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Call 860-767-9520 ext 203 for appointment 

Looking for: all characters have regional british accents (Yorkshire preferred but not necessary)

While there is no visible on-stage nudity, these first six characters need to be comfortable with suggested nudity while wearing strategically placed costume elements.

Chris – female, 50s – life and soul of the party. Talkative and fun with a large personality.

Annie – female, 50s – counterpoint to Chris – a calming influence and a good friend

Cora  – female, 40s – ex-hippie, deadpan sense of humor, loves to sing, piano playing would be an advantage but not necessary

Jessie – female, late 60s/70s – ex schoolteacher, tough, brave, no-nonsense

Celia – female, 35-50 – beautiful, sexy, a little aristocratic but with a body that turns heads.

Ruth – female, 40 – shy, eager to please, lacking in self- confidence but finds her strength as the play progresses.

Marie – female, late 50s,- domineering, class conscious, competitive church lady

John – male, 50-60, Annie’s husband. Lovable, kind and warm.

Rod – male, 50-60. Chris’s husband. Like Chris, he’s a lovable rogue.

Lawrence – male, late 20s, nerdy, shy photographer.

Theatre’s mailing address:  Ivoryton Playhouse, PO Box 458, Ivoryton CT  06442.

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The Ivoryton Playhouse will be holding local auditions for a production for schools sponsored by the Community Foundation of Middlesex County.

THE BULLY is a musical, directed by Daniel Nischan, and will be presented at the Playhouse the week of April 27th. Performances for schools will be daytime with a Saturday matinee performance on May 2 for the general public.

Looking for 3 men and 3 women (ages 18-30) who must be able to sing and act or play piano. There is a stipend.

Auditions will be held at the Playhouse Rehearsal Studio, 24 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT 06409 on Wednesday, February 25th from 4pm – 8pm.

All auditions are by appointment and actors should bring a picture and resume and prepare a song.  For audition appointments, call 860-767-9520, ext.203

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Photo1Inspiring and entertaining, Vista presents a fully inclusive production featuring participants of all ages and all abilities.

The Vista Arts Center will return to the stage at The Ivoryton Playhouse, after last year’s sell-out success of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, with the beloved musical adventure, The Wizard of Oz!

The Wizard of Oz affords members of the shoreline theatre community the opportunity to join with Vista members to tell the story of Dorothy’s adventure in the Land of Oz.


Using simple props and scenic elements, the all-ability cast portrays characters from L. Frank Baum’s story and performs musical numbers from the beloved movie.

Dorothy with parentsLike last year, Vista members will perform on stage and provide support backstage, but this year Vista members also had the opportunity to be involved with the production and support their peers while showcasing their own talents and abilities. A group of Vista members worked to create promotional videos for the show by interviewing cast and crew members to learn more about what it takes to put on a show of this magnitude. Another group of Vista members greatly contributed to the show by creating the scenic elements for the show which will be projected on stage. These efforts and the inclusive nature of this production are sure to set the show apart and provide a memorable version of The Wizard of Oz, like you’ve never seen before!

With Pat Souney as director and Apollo Smile as choreographer, the Vista production of The Wizard of Oz will certainly entertain audiences of all ages and transport them to discover the wondrous worlds of Oz while remembering, there’s no place like home.

In a special partnership with Ivoryton Playhouse, The Wizard of Oz will open on February 13, 2015 at 7:30 PM. Additional performances will be held on February 14 at 7:30 pm and February 15 at 2:00 pm.

Tickets are $30 each and are on sale now by calling the Ivoryton Playhouse box office at 860.767.7318 or book tickets on line by following this link:

For additional information about VISTA or the Wizard of Oz production, please contact Amanda Roberts at or (860) 399-8080.

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Our 2015 Season At A Glance



Join us in 2015!  Subscriptions now on sale!



Stand By Your Man
March 18th – April 5th, 2015
by Mark St. Germain

Relive the journey of country music legend, Tammy Wynette, from the cotton fields of Itawamba, Mississippi, to international superstardom, including the five husbands she stood by. Among the 26 songs are “D-I-V-O-R-C-E,” “Til I Can Make It On My Own” and “Golden Ring.”


The Last Romance
April 22nd – May 10th, 2015
By Joe DiPietro

A crush can make anyone feel young again – even an 80 year old widower. This heartwarming comedy about the transformative power of love mixes heartbreak with humor and opera with laughter.


Calendar Girls  
June 3rd – June 21st, 2015
By Tim Firth

One of the best-selling plays in British theatre history is making its US premier. This dazzlingly funny and shamelessly sentimental story of the ladies of the Women’s Institute who pose au natural for a fundraising calendar is guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and walk out singing Jerusalem!


South Pacific
July 1st – July 26th, 2015
By Josh Logan, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein

Who doesn’t love this extraordinary show that includes “Some Enchanted Evening”, “Younger Than Springtime”, “Bali Ha’i”, “There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame”, and “A Wonderful Guy”? But South Pacific is also a deeply felt drama. Its portrayal of Americans stationed in an alien culture in wartime is as relevant today as when it first thrilled audiences back in 1949.


August 5th – August 30th, 2015
by Joe Di Pietro and David Bryan

Memphis is set in the places where rock and roll was born in the 1950s: the seedy nightclubs, radio stations and recording studios of Memphis, TN. With an original score, it tells the fictional story of DJ Huey Calhoun, a good ole’ local boy with a passion for R&B music and Felicia Farrell, an up-and-coming black singer that he meets one fateful night on Beale Street. From the first notes of its electrifying opening number, right up to a rousing finale , Memphis delivers one energetic song after another. A rollicking new musical.


Little Shop of Horrors   
September 23rd – October 11th, 2015
by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman
The charming, tongue in cheek musical comedy of Seymour who stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush, has been devouring audiences for over 30 years. A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical.


October 28th- November 15th, 2015
By Brent Hazelton

Liberace! is a moving and highly entertaining tribute to the performer and musician famous for his charm, glitz, and glamour. Liberace relives the highs (and lows) of his prolific life, with a rollicking piano score spanning classical and popular music from Chopin to “Chopsticks,” and Rachmaninoff to Ragtime.


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Our 2015 Season Subscription Brochure will be mailed late January 2015 but you can purchase 5-play or 7-play subscriptions now.  We have 3-play passes also available.  To download a booking form please click here:  2015 Subscription Price Renewal

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BONNIE GOLDBERG – Middletown Press

Comedian George Burns wanted to live to be age 100 and planned to perform in Las Vegas to mark the grand occasion.  Unfortunately a fall in the shower earlier on jinxed his goal, but he did live to be a century old, plus 49 days, 11 hours before going to the great beyond.

Rupert Holmes has crafted a delightful and poignant tribute to Burns and his wife and acting partner Gracie Allen in “Say Goodnight, Gracie” being offered for your enjoyment at the Ivoryton Playhouse until Sunday, November 16.

R. Bruce Connelly is wonderfully personable and charming as Burns, complete with thick rimmed glasses and trademark cigar, as he reveals and reviews his life. Born one of twelve siblings, the son of immigrants, living in a tenement in the Lower East Side of New York, he started out as Nathan Birnbaum.

The sudden death of his father, a Torah scholar, when he was only seven, set him off as the family breadwinner, selling newspapers, shining shoes and hauling ice.  It wasn’t long before the call of show business placed him on a permanent road, with “temporary” teamings with acts dancing, singing and even tending seals, as he tried to find the magic key to success.

That key finally came when a petite Irish beauty signed on to be his new partner, Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen.  Their collaboration led to marriage, a family and popularity in vaudeville, radio, film, television and books.  George and Gracie became household names for decades, until Gracie’s health forced her retirement.  No longer would he ask, “So, Gracie, how’s your brother?”

This gentle waltz of a play reveals many happy moments, with film clips, and a liberal stuffing of comical stories from the past.  Jack Benny pops in for his share of the humor as this love story is so sweetly told.  Michael McDermott directs this nostalgic visit with one of America’s most beloved stars of comedy.

For tickets ($42, seniors $37, students $20 children $15), call the Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street, Ivoryton at 860-767-7318 or online at  Performances are Wednesday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Come meet the actor who played none other than God, not once, not twice, but three times and gave the world a host of heavenly performances, with his own personal angel, Gracie, on a cloud nearby.


Regional Reviews by Zander Opper

Say Goodnight, Gracie
Ivoryton Playhouse

Say Goodnight, Gracie, the blissful and touching one-man show written by Rupert Holmes, is currently enjoying a lovely revival at the Ivoryton Playhouse. The play chronicles the life of George Burns and, in particular, his relationship, both onstage and off, with his wife Gracie Allen. One of the reasons this production is so successful is the commanding and genial performance by R. Bruce Connelly as George Burns. I saw this actor do especially fine work earlier this season Ivoryton in All Shook Up and he is even stronger here, effortlessly carrying the evening and managing to evoke the singular talent that was George Burns.

Originally produced on Broadway in 2002 and starring Frank Gorshin, Say Goodnight, Gracie holds the title of being the third longest running solo show in Broadway history. It is easy to see why it carries this distinction. The initial conceit of the show is that, at the start, George Burns has been summoned before God and he has to recount his life before moving on to heaven. While this setup may sound a bit hokey, it works beautifully. Through the performance of R. Bruce Connelly, and aided by the use of old film clips of the real George Burns and Gracie Allen, the play flows smoothly, as it recounts the life of George Burns from his earliest days to the very end. It manages to maintain a poignant balance between humor and heartache.

While not exactly doing an impersonation of George Burns in his later years, Connelly still conjures up the actor through the use of speech inflections, horn-rimmed glasses, and, of course, the requisite cigar that the star always smoked. But his performance is much more than just superficial features: this actor summons up the spirit and personality of George Burns to the point that one almost forgets that it’s not the real star that we are seeing onstage. It also helps that Rupert Holmes has written a terrific play, and the work of director Michael McDermott and his marvelous scenic and costume designers (Daniel Nischan and Kari Crowther, respectively) is equally stellar.

During the course of Say Goodnight, Gracie we learn quite a lot about the lives of George Burns and Gracie Allen, and the play can both move one to tears without ever feeling mawkish, and also provide humor that is often laugh-out-loud funny without ever tarnishing the memory of these singular talents.

Speaking as someone who missed out on growing up with George and Gracie, on the radio or on television, the show works beautifully and proves to be a real delight, and I can highly a performance at the Ivoryton Playhouse, where you’ll fall under the spell of George Burns, as enacted by the brilliant R. Bruce Connelly.

Say Goodnight, Gracie continues performances at Ivoryton Playhouse in Ivoryton, Connecticut through November 16th, 2014. For tickets, please visit or call (860) 767-7318


One of Connecticut’s Best Portraying One of Hollywood’s Best
By Lauren Yarger

CONNECTICUT ARTS CONNECTION — An award-winning site for news and reviews of Connecticut’s professional theater and arts.

The actor I like to call a gem of Connecticut Theater takes on an entertainment icon when he plays George Burns in Say Goodnight, Gracie.

The one-man show, written by Rupert Holmes, and directed here by Michael McDermott, is a trip down memory lane with Burns, who finds himself “auditioning” for a place in heaven when he lands in a sort of purgatory where his life ( of 100 years) is a command performance for the Almighty.

Moving around on a stage set with a chair, a table and a movie screen where projections bring some of the past images to life, Burns recounts his life, beginning as a young Jewish boy in a New York tenement, delivering papers and singing songs to bring in a few pennies to help support his mother and 11 other siblings after his beloved father dies.

He lands many jobs in show business, but hits it big after teaming up with the love of his life, Gracie Allen. The script combines Burns’ recollections, intimate memories and radio and TV show clips to bring Gracie to life (Marcus Abbott is the lighting designer). Originally, Burns had scripted their routines with Gracie as the “straight man,” but quickly realized that the talented actress, with her trademark voice and dizzy delivery, was the one who would get all the laughs.

We also hear about Burns long-time friendship with Jack Benny and for his ability to make the comedian laugh. It is a nice blend of humor, nostalgia and fine stage craft.

Connelly channels Burns without trying to do an imitation (though he kind of looks like him, thanks to costuming by Kari Crowther). It’s a pleasure to sit back and watch a master at his craft.

Connelly has been a fixture on Connecticut stages for years, and in fact, played Burns in Say Goodnight, Gracie last year at Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury. At Ivoryton, he recently appeared as Jim in the summer production All Shook Up, Barney Cashman in Last Of The Red Hot Lovers, Max Bialystock in The Producers, Felix Unger in The Odd Couple, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Finian in Finian’s Rainbow.

If you don’t know him from Connecticut stage, you might have caught Connelly as Barkley, Jim Henson’s Muppet dog on “Sesame Street” for which he has been honored 15 times by the National Academy of Television and Radio at the Daytime Emmy Awards, according to a press release.

This Ivoryton production is a delightful wrap-up of the 2013-2014 season. The performance I attended was sold out, so get you tickets quick (and check out next season, which hasn’t been announced officially, but which will include the US premiere of Calendar Girls and the Tony-Award-winner Memphis, according to Artistic Director Jacqueline Hubbard’s curtain speech.)

Say Goodnight, Gracie runs through Nov. 16 at Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St., Ivoryton. Performances are Wednesday and Sunday matinees at 2 pm. Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm. Tickets $42 for adults, $37 for seniors, $20 for students and $15 for children 860-767-7318;


By Geary Danihy
For CT Theater News and Reviews and Connecticut Critics Circle

As you sit watching “Say Goodnight, Gracie,” which recently opened at the Ivoryton Playhouse, a question slowly arises: must you be of a certain age to truly enjoy this one-character, one-act play? The answer is yes…and no, for “Gracie” is as much a love story as it is a trip down Memory Lane. It is also a quintessential American story that embodies the spirit of the Horatio Alger novels: a young lad of low beginnings, through luck and pluck, makes his way in the world and becomes a success.

Who is Gracie? Well, that’s part of the generational conundrum that is at the heart of embracing the play and appreciating R. Bruce Connelly’s performance, for Gracie is Gracie Allen, the ditzier part of the Burns and Allen comedy team that made it big in vaudeville, then on radio, in movies and finally on television, a career that spanned multiple decades.

And who is the man up there on the stage reminiscing? Well, it’s the other half of the team, George Burns. So, who’s George Burns? There’s the rub, because if you know who George and Gracie are then you’re into the play from the moment Connelly walks out onto the stage, cigar in hand, and has a conversation with God (whom he played in three movies – turns out God and George are big fans of each other). If you’re clueless, well, it will take some time for the play, written by Rupert Holmes and directed by Michael McDermott, to bring you up to speed…and you may never get to full open throttle. Hence, depending on when you arrived on this planet, you may well have a different experience watching “Gracie.”

Since I arrived six-plus decades ago, I had no problem relating to and appreciating Connelly’s take on the iconic comedian. Connelly has the mannerisms – the pensive, somewhat perplexed pauses, the open-mouthed smile – down pat, as well as the somewhat gravelly drawl with which he delivers his lines. He also does a great Jack Benny – Ah, who’s Jack Benny and what’s the deal with the violin? Again, another Checkpoint Charlie that either lets you into the play or keeps you out – Ah, what’s Checkpoint Charlie? Stop it. You’re making me feel my age.

The frame for the play is that Burns has just passed and now finds himself before the Pearly Gates. However, before he can enter Paradise and be united with his beloved Gracie, he is asked by God to audition. Audition? Yes. How? By telling the story of his life…and we time-travel back to the tenements of turn-of-the-century New York.

What follows is oral autobiography, as Connelly weaves a tale of a young Jewish boy who sells papers and ice to help his family make tattered ends meet, a boy who begins singing with three other Jewish lads and soon comes to realize that there might be money to be made by entertaining people.

Then it’s on to vaudeville, with the young Jewish boy taking on many roles (and names, most of them Irish) and finding limited success until he happens on a wisp of an Irish lass named Gracie. He suggests that they form a team. She hesitantly agrees. They rehearse and then try out their act, with Gracie delivering the straight lines and George following with the zingers. Only problem is, Gracie’s straight lines get more laughs than George’s comedic rejoinders. George, a savvy veteran of the vaudeville circuit, realizes that a change needs to be made in the act if the team is going to survive: the audience loves Gracie, and she’s getting the laughs, so…he becomes the straight man and Gracie, well, Gracie blossoms in all of her character’s ditziness. It’s a formula that will take them to stardom and last for decades.

Oddly enough, the play’s pacing mirrors the graph of Burns’ career, for things start to drag a bit as Connelly relates, perhaps with greater detail than necessary, the ups (few) and downs (many) of Burns’ vaudevillian efforts, but Gracie saves the day, for although there is no actress playing her, there are stills of her projected onto a screen (later, clips from the films they made and then from their television show), and then there’s her voice, high-pitched, somewhat scratchy, with every line she delivers seeming to end with a question mark, as if she herself is unsure of what she is saying. From the moment Gracie “appears,” the show takes on a new life, and it’s to Connelly’s and Holmes’ credit that Gracie is given her due. There’s an especially lovely moment, soon after Burns realigns the act and makes himself the foil to Gracie’s zaniness, when Connelly sits in a chair as we hear Gracie prattle on, her illogical statements making a weird sort of sense. With each line that Gracie delivers, Connelly turns towards the audience and smiles – he doesn’t have to say it, but we know he’s thinking, “That’s my Gracie.”

I wish I had had one of my grandsons with me during opening night, not only for his company but to ask him on the drive home what his take was on the show. He would not have recognized the theme from George and Gracie’s television show, he probably wouldn’t know who Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Durante or Fanny Brice were, but that’s okay. What I would have wanted to know is if he had gotten what the play was about. Did he see that, beyond show business, beyond fame and fortune, what’s important is the magical intermingling of two lives, an intermingling that was played out for all of America to see. Was he moved when George visits Gracie’s grave every week just to talk with her and keep her updated on what is happening in his life? Did the final moment of the play perhaps bring a tear to his eye, when Gracie tells George that he, himself, should say goodnight? I can only hope that he would have answered in the affirmative.

“Say Goodnight, Gracie” runs through Nov. 16. For tickets or more information call 860-767-7318 or go to

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Press Release
October 15, 2014
Say Goodnight, Gracie
The Life, Laughter & Love of George Burns
Starring Bruce Connelly
at the Ivoryton Playhouse

Bruce Connelly

R. Bruce Connelly*

Ivoryton – Ivoryton favorite Bruce Connelly returns to the Playhouse stage on October 29th, in the hit Broadway show, Say Goodnight, Gracie.

This stunning tour de force invites you to spend an hilarious, heart-warming evening in the uplifting company of the world’s favorite and funniest centenarian, George Burns, who spanned one hundred years of American entertainment history. Say Goodnight, Gracie was Broadway’s third longest running solo performance show and was nominated for a 2003 Tony Award for BEST PLAY and won the 2003-04 National Broadway Theatre Award for BEST PLAY.

In Say Goodnight, Gracie, George Burns looks back upon his impoverished, plucky youth on the lower East Side of New York… his disastrous but tenacious career in Vaudeville … the momentous day when he meet a fabulously talented young Irish girl named Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen … their instant chemistry, with his flawless timing a perfect mate to her dizzy delivery … his wooing of her, their marriage and their rise to the pinnacles of Vaudeville, Movies, Radio and Television. Gracie’s demise forced George to start from square one in life and in his career, eventually achieving an equal level of success as a solo raconteur and Academy Award-winning actor, portraying everything from a Sunshine Boy to, oh, God.

Say Goodnight, Gracie was written by multiple Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes, whose Broadway credits include the Tony Award-winning musical The Mystery Of Edwin Drood and who is also creator and writer of the nostalgic Emmy Award-winning comedy series Remember WENN.

Bruce Connelly* appeared last at the Ivoryton Playhouse as Jim in the summer production All Shook Up. Notable roles include Barney Cashman in Last Of The Red Hot Lovers, Max Bialystock in The Producers, Felix Unger in The Odd Couple, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Finian in Finian’s Rainbow. Since 1993, Bruce has played Barkley, Jim Henson’s Muppet dog on Sesame Street for which he has been honored fifteen times by the National Academy of Television and Radio at the Daytime Emmy Awards.

Say Goodnight, Gracie is a tender, funny, life-affirming love story … a personal guided tour through an American century in the company of George Burns, a man who laughingly lived and loved each day for all it had to offer, until he finally went “gently into that good night” to forever reunite with his beloved Gracie.

Say Goodnight, Gracie opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on October 29th and runs through November 16th, 2014. Directed by Michael McDermott, the set design is by Dan Nischan, lighting by Marcus Abbott and costumes by Kari Crowther.

Please note that this show does not have an intermission.

Performance times are Wednesday and Sunday matinees at 2pm. Evening performances are Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 8pm.
Tickets are $42 for adults, $37 for seniors, $20 for students and $15 for children and are available by calling the Playhouse box office at 860-767-7318 or by visiting our website at  (Group rates are available by calling the box office for information.) The Playhouse is located at 103 Main Street in Ivoryton.

Pictured: Bruce Connelly
Photographer: Anne Hudson
*denotes member of Actors Equity

Members of the press are welcome at any performance.  Please call ahead for tickets.

Generously sponsored by Clark Corporation and Essex Meadows

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