OCONTO, Wis. (WFRV)
The Machickanee Players community theater troupe will present six performances of the “First Things First” starting Friday in the troupe’s Park Avenue Playhouse.
Performances are at 7 p.m. Feb. 14, 6 p.m. Feb. 15 (dinner), 1:30 p.m. Feb. 16 (dessert), 7 p.m. Feb. 21, 6 p.m. Feb. 22 (dinner) and 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 (dessert). Info: themachickaneeplayers.org.
by Derek Benfield, “First Things First” tells of Pete, a happily married
widower – until he discovers that his first wife isn’t actually dead. The
unexpected revelation leads to a series of
comical situations as Pete tries to find a way out of his desperate plight without upsetting either of his wives, or his second wife’s powerful mother.
Directing is Monty Witt.
In the cast are Chris Bellow, Morgan Engeldinger, Tammie McCarthy, Timothy Merritt, Jenny Warpehoski-Fulcher and Chris Weis.
Derek Benfield was a well-known actor on British stage and television and writer of plays and TV scripts.