World Premiere October 20-29 2023!

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October 20-29 • 7 PM Fridays/Saturdays & 2:30 PM Sundays • Hope Theatre in Warrenton, Va

About the Show!

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TRIUNE ENTERTAINMENT, LLC presents the world premiere of the hilarious new full-length comedy, "LARRY, THE BIG-TIME BROADWAY PRODUCER." Larry Greenstein is a young Bostonian who wants to invest in Broadway shows. He attends a backers' audition and falls so head over heels in love with an actress who'll be in the play that he pledges $10,000. He doesn't remotely have it. How can he possibly get it? Written by celebrated author and Broadway insider Peter Filichia, this heartwarming story unlocks the dreamer in all of us. As hilarious as it is touching, the show is wildly entertaining! A small cast with BIG heart, "Larry" is directed by a world-class team of award-winning professionals.

Show Details:

Click Here to Get Seats Now!Come see the show October 20-29, Hope Theater, 4175 Bludau Dr, Warrenton, VA 20187. Tickets are $22 or $18 Students) and can be bought at the door or ahead of time (recommended) through this website.

Meet the Cast

The “Larry” cast are some of the DC area’s top comedic talents! Learn more about these amazing performers and then see them for yourself!

  • Arianna puts her strong character building and accent skills to work as she plays a young actress trying to make it in a tough town. She received a performance certificate from AMDA in New York, and is a Georgetown graduate. Previous shows include: “The Usher/Featured Vocalist” in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (FCT), “The Witch” in Into The Woods, “Paulette” in Legally Blonde, “Linda” in Savage in Limbo, and “Velma VonTussle” in Hairspray.
  • A veteran performer with a powerful voice and a strong sensitivity on stage, we are excited to have Carole join our cast. In addition to performing on the stage, Carole manages a traveling vocal group, runs a horse boarding farm and an agriculture-based children’s summer camp. Notable production credits include “Grace Bradley” in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (FCT), “Ida” in Honk (URTM), “The Narrator” in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and “The Baker’s Wife” in Into the Woods (St. Mark Players).
  • Jack Tessier is an incredible performer and is thrilled to bea part of this talented cast and crew! Stage credits include Freddy in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (FCT), Buddy in Elf (Allegro), Robertson Ay in Mary Poppins (Upper Room Theatre), and Jim Young in Gift of the Magi (FCT). Directing credits include Shrek the Musical at Kettle Run and the upcoming Once Upon a Mattress at FCT. He is a featured performer in the Fools! Improv Comedy Troupe and in his spare time teaches theater to young people.
  • Hilary has been performing for decades inn the Warrenton, VA area. Prior productions include “Muriel” in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, “Tanya” in Mamma Mia, “Featured Vocalist” in Jesus Christ Superstar and “Mrs. Bramson” in Night Must Fall at FCT, Godspell! (Hope Theater), and Annie! at Allegro. Hilary is our primary swing performer, deftly handling both the comedically neurotic Agnes and the doting Mildred as the production schedule requires.
  • Scott has been involved in theater for decades, performing in dozens of plays and musicals. He recently served as Assistant Director for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (FCT) and Producer for Beauty and the Beast (HOPE). As Jacob, Scott shows us a gruff but loving father who wants what’s best for his boy, in spite of his own history.
  • Dawn is thrilled to be part of this world premiere of Larry, The Big- Time Producer! Favorite roles include playing her sassy-self in Godspell (Hope Theater) and dual roles in FCT's Night Must Fall, in which she won a Lofty Award for the role of “Mrs. Terance”. Most recently, she played “Louise Badger” in FCT's Holiday Inn. Dawn’s physical comedy and big, fun characterizations make for an outstanding Agnes.
  • Cate is an award-winning operatic vocalist. Some of her favorite roles have been “Magda” in The Consul, “Marthe” in Faust (Forbes Center for the Arts), “Luisa” in The Fantasticks (Jordan River) and “Mother Superior” in The Sound of Music (Seton Players). She is a composer/arranger, and music/vocal instructor, recently vocal directing Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Once Upon a Mattress at FCT. Cate served as music director for Youth Center Stage, as well as Ignite! Theatre and several chamber choirs. She is a member of the Fools! Improv Comedy Troupe. Cate brings a sensitive approach to the character of Hannah that feels both real and engaging.
  • Anthony is a baritone singer in the DC metro area, singing early music with the Suspicious Cheese Lords (who just released their fifth recorded album). Theatrical credits include “Montparnasse” in Les Miserables, “Rudolph Reisenweber “in Hello Dolly, and “Lt. Schrank” in West Side Story (URTM).

About the Author

Peter Filichia

Peter Filichia’s God Shows Up ran off-Broadway for six months in 2019. Our Dead Classmate was produced by the Camino Real Playhouse in San Juan Capistrano in 2018. Adam’s Gifts, a finalist for a Terrence McNally Award in 2016. The Whole World was seen at The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska in 2019. Games, a one-act play about bullying, has had high school productions in all 50 states and six foreign countries. Old Comiskey Park was a winner of the 2021 Fountain Theatre of Madison, WI monologue contest. Restore, Me Please was a winner of the 2021 Pirandello Prize contest.

He has performed his one-person show A Personal History of the American Theater in points north (New York), south (Miami), east (Boston), Midwest (St. Louis) and west (Vail).

Filichia’s next book, Brainteasers for Broadway Geniuses, will be published on Sept. 1. It joins Filichia’s other books on the theater: The Biggest Hit – and Flop — of the Season, Broadway Musicals’ Most Valuable Players, Strippers, Showgirls, and Sharks: The Musicals That Lost the Tonys, The Great Parade: The 1963-64 Season, The Book of Broadway Musical Disputes, Debates and Disagreements, and three editions of Let’s Put on a Musical.

He served nearly two decades as a theater critic for a daily newspaper (The Star-Ledger) as well as a columnist for magazines (TheaterWeek; Encore Monthly), and the Internet (Playbill and Theatermania).

He was president of the Drama Desk Awards (1992-1996) and now serves on its current nominating committee, as well as on the nominating committees for The Chita Rivera Awards and The Theatre World Awards, for which he is chairperson and whose ceremony he annually writes and emcees.

In 2009, he was chosen to be an assessor for the National Endowment for the Arts. From 1995 to 2020, he was critic-in-residence for the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music. Since 1994, he has been the musical theater assessor for ASCAP’s annual awards.

The Production Staff

“A small cast with BIG heart, Larry is directed by a world-class team of award-winning professionals.”

Dc Theater Arts

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October 20-29 • 7 PM Fridays/Saturdays & 2:30 PM Sundays • Hope Theatre in Warrenton, Va

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