A Catered Affair

Book by Harvey Fierstein
Music and Lyrics by John Bucchino

Directed by Pattye Archer
October 31-November 3 and November 5-9, 2013
The Playhouse on Main

Featuring – John Brocato, Madeline Golden, Kris Lee, Jacob Jordan, Jessica Price with Michele Crescenzo, Ben Hughes, Lorraine Hughes, Ruth Marcec and Marianne Ulmer

A Catered Affair tells the story of a Bronx mother’s efforts to give her only daughter the elaborate wedding she never had – and the bride never asked for. In this funny, poignant and oh, so human show of love and disaffection, Harvey Fierstein’s book and John Bucchino’s score explore both our need for love and true meaning of family. The Broadway production received 12 Drama Desk Award nominations, the most of any show of the 2007-2008 season, and was chosen as Best Musical by the New York Drama League.

"This Bronx tale, with its interlocking, underlining and quietly beautiful music and lyrics by John Bucchino, skims along the edge of sentimentality to find honest sentiment in this story. These are not musical comedy stereo-types - these are people. It's simply a musical with an honest heart, and that's enough." — Clive Barnes, New York Post

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