‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’ opens Feb. 15 at CPHS

Champlin Park students will stage their production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” opening Friday, Feb. 15. The comedy, by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, is delivered in three acts.

From left to right, Calvin Adams portrays Sheridan Whiteside; Gary Natysin portrays Beverly Carlton and Heather Bates portrays Maggie Cutler in Champlin Park’s production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” opening Friday, Feb. 15. (Sun staff photo by Mindy Mateuszczyk.)

From left to right, Calvin Adams portrays Sheridan Whiteside; Gary Natysin portrays Beverly Carlton and Heather Bates portrays Maggie Cutler in Champlin Park’s production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” opening Friday, Feb. 15. (Sun staff photo by Mindy Mateuszczyk.)

Set in the 1930’s, it is just before Christmas, as the audience peeks in on the action taking place in the home of rich factory owner Ernest W. Stanley in the small town of Mesalia, Ohio. As an invited guest, Sheridan Whiteside joins the family for dinner. However, his stay is prolonged after breaking his hip in a fall on their doorstep.

While recuperating at the Stanley home, Whiteside begins to meddle in their affairs while trying their patience with his outlandish antics.

Performances are Friday, Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday Feb. 17 at 2 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students. They are available at the door. Located in the Auditorium, use Door E-4, at Champlin Park High School, 6025 109th Ave. North, Champlin.

 

Contact Mindy Mateuszczyk at mindy.m@ecm-inc.com

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