Wil Love Stars in Romantic Comedy!

Wil Love Stars in Romantic Comedy!

Diet, nutrition and modern exercise fitness programs are targeted in Oatmeal and Kisses, playing through August 10th at Totem Pole Playhouse. Murray Schisgal's romantic comedy stars Wil Love and is sponsored by Orrstown Bank and Martha B. Walker Law Office. It is the fifth production of the 58th season at the Caledonia State Park professional summer theatre.
Oatmeal and Kisses is Wil Love's, 141st production at Totem Pole where he is also Associate Artistic Director and where he has directed 43 Totem Pole productions including the current revival of Bell, Book and Candle. Area theatre-goers remember him in such diverse roles as John Adams in 1776, Brian Runicles in No Sex Please, We're British and the title role in Mister Roberts. When not acting and directing at the Playhouse, Mr. Love is in demand as a regional theatre actor and is a company member at Baltimore's critically acclaimed Everyman Theatre.
In Oatmeal and Kisses, Mr. Love plays Arnold Schneider, a fifty-something inveterate gambler, sports fan and over-eater. "Diet" and "exercise" are not words in his vocabulary. He agrees, however, to have fitness guru Dr. Peter Wellington (played by Totem Pole favorite Jack Rowles) move into his New York apartment in an attempt to get into shape. Arnold's pretty and much younger wife, Roxanne (played by Jennifer Noth in her Playhouse debut), struggles to keep a balance between the two men while being wooed by the handsome doctor. Love, romance and comedy abound in this seldom seen romantic comedy.
Oatmeal and Kisses adds another color to the 2008 palate of shows," states Producing Artistic Director, Carl Schurr. "Wil, Jack and Jennifer are a winning trio of comic actors and once again we can expect the unexpected at Totem Pole Playhouse."
The modern Soho loft is created by resident scenic designer James Fouchard; Costumes are by Jessica Allison, Lighting by Michael D. Domue and props by Jenny Smith. Paul Mills Holmes is the Production Stage Manager.
The "Getting to Know You" Post Show Discussion for Oatmeal and Kisses is scheduled for Thursday, August 7th, following the evening performance. This lively, informal chat with cast, staff, director, and audience members provides opportunity to learn more about Totem Pole and life in the professional theatre.
The 2008 Totem Pole Playhouse Season also includes:
The Taffetas conceived by Rick Lewis (August 12-24): A Musical Journey Through the Fabulous Fifties.
For information on all Totem Pole Playhouse events, simply stop by the box office or call 717-352-2164 or 1-888-805-7056. Tickets may be purchased online at www.totempoleplayhouse.org.
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