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Leading Ladies

by Ken Ludwig
August 18 – Sept. 3, 2022


All shows at 7:30 pm

Thursday, August 18
Friday, August 19
Saturday, August 20

Wednesday, August 24 (value night)
Thursday, August 25
Friday, August 26
Saturday, August 27

Wednesday, August 31 (value night)
Thursday, September 1
Friday, September 2
Saturday, September 3

Produced by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French. Inc.


About the Show

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, are down on their luck. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash. The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren’t nephews, but nieces! Romantic entanglements abound, especially when Leo falls head-over-petticoat in love with the old lady’s vivacious niece, Meg.

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About the Playwright

Ken Ludwig has had six shows on Broadway, seven in London’s West End, and many of his works have become a standard part of the American repertoire. His 28 plays and musicals have been performed in over 30 countries in more than 20 languages and are produced throughout the United States every night of the year.

Lend Me a Tenor won two Tony Awards and was called “one of the classic comedies of the 20th century by The Washington Post. Crazy For You was on Broadway for five years and won the Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical.

In addition, he has won the Edgar Award for Best Mystery of the Year, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two Helen Hayes Awards, and the Edwin Forrest Award for Contributions to the American Theater. His plays have starred, among others, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Tony Shaloub, Joan Collins and Hal Holbrook.

His stage version of Murder on the Orient Express was written expressly at the request of the Agatha Christie Estate, and his latest play, Dear Jack, Dear Louise, won the 2020 Charles MacArthur Award for Best New Play of the Year and is optioned for Broadway.

His book How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare, published by Penguin Random House, won the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book of the Year, and his essays are published in the Yale Review.

He is a graduate of Harvard and Cambridge and is a frequent guest speaker for groups as varied as The Oxford-Cambridge Society, The Jane Austen Society of North America, The Folger Shakespeare Library, and The Baker Street Irregulars.

For more information, see his website at

Production Team


Noah Maguire as Jack
Phil Stepanski as Leo
Tanya Tranberg as Audrey
Brigid O’Brien as Meg
Scott Korman as Doc
Scott Fudali as Duncan
Gayle Grier as Florence
Christopher Orth as Butch


Director: Brian D. Zelinski
Stage Manager: Ethan Kivela
Set Designer: Christopher Kurtz
Set Builder: Scott Fudali
Costume Designers: Ellen Rohr and Beccky Molyneux
Lighting and Sound Designer: Chris Meissner
Properties Designer: Katie Liapis
Choreographer: Ceci Corinne Rodriguez