THE CHAMPAGNE CHARLIE STAKES

Written by Bruce Graham

Produced by Gail Bishop Nessman

Directed by Andrew Boncoddo

Assistant Directed by Kelsey McDonough

 

Production dates:

March 9 - 24

(Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, Sunday 3/11 & 3/18 at 3 PM)

 

THE STORY


It's a special day at the racetrack as "Champagne" Charlie, a racetrack regular, has had a race named in his honor. A dreamer and teller of tall tales, Charlie and his wife, Mary Lee, hold court for the occasion. They are accompanied by family friend and bookie Jackie, and their daughter Mary, a divorced teacher and the family realist who has nervously invited along her boyfriend, Paul, to meet her parents. On this special day, Charlie conspires with Jackie to place the bet of his life- his entire meager savings- on a long-shot hunch, all for his family. Can Charlie make one big score, or will he lose it all? The Champagne Charlie Stakes is a funny, heartwarming look at family, friendship, and the lengths people will go to for the ones they love.

 

CAST LIST

Charlie: Fred Robbins

Mary Lee: Liz Robbins

Mary: Shawna Ciampa

Paul: Justin Budinoff

Jackie: Art Stoumbelis

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