The Sting

The Sting

Performances
September 21 - October 6, 2018

Fridays & Saturdays: 8 pm ($15)
Sunday Matinees: 2 pm ($13)

A brilliant adaptation of the movie making its area debut on the Colonial stage!

This show takes place in Chicago many years ago in a world of small-time hustlers and their girls—their money nonexistent but their ingenuity abundant. Johnny Hooker, a small-time grifter, joins a friend in a successful con of a "runner." Unfortunately for them, the runner works for a powerful, vindictive rackets boss, Doyle Lonnegan, who is infuriated and arranges the killing of Johnny's friend. Hoping to avenge this senseless murder, Johnny enlists the aid of the master con man Henry Gondorff. Together they decide to try the big con called "The Wire." Structured in classic style, their first move is "The Set Up." From there they proceed to "The Tale." The tension mounts as they succeed and, with the powerful Lonnegan half-hooked, go on to "The Shut Out." The excitement becomes explosive and a final scene, with switch upon switch upon switch, has your audience guessing and gasping as it builds to the final con movement, "The Sting!" This is a wonderfully theatrical and yet authentic exploration of a very special world.

 

CAST

Johnny Hooker - David Olsen Jr.

Henry Gondorff - Bill Murray

Doyle Lonnegan - Mike Winterode

Mrs. Vanderkieft - Catherine Fallon

Luther, Jameson, Harmon, Man in Raincoat - Cameron Siler

Erie - David Moyer

Kid Twist, Jimmy - Jim Copeland

JJ Singleton, Pit Boss - Bill Haburcak

Alva, Ivy Niles - Rachée Fagg

Snyder - Sean Wiley

Combs, Clayton, Polk - Jim Hulme

Granger, Curly - George Webster

Mottola, Floyd - Jack Kramer

Billie - Susan Triggiani

Crystal, Loretta - Donna Kelly Romero

Miss Hastings - Gina Lerario

Groves, Mr. Clemens - Bill King

Rhoda, Four Star, Lola - Arpy Jones

Countess Boudreau, Dawn, Woman with Appointment - Julie Lacontora

Counting Girl, Ginger, Mrs. Lombard, Mrs. Richmond - Shelli (Edna) Thomas

Fern, Woman Gambler, New Waitress - Ally Batot

 

 

 

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