Photo Flash: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Author John Dempsey Visits Ogunquit Playhouse
The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre was honored to have John Dempsey, the author and lyricist of the musical comedy The Witches of Eastwick, in the audience on the evening of September 18th. After the show Mr. Dempsey joined Executive Artistic Director Bradford T. Kenney and the cast backstage to congratulate them on their performances and to take a group photo. He visited with James Barbour who stars in the Ogunquit production as Darryl Van Horne, as well as with Sally Struthers (Felicia Gabriel), and the three leading actresses Nancy Anderson (Sukie Rougemont), Sara Gettelfinger (Alexandra Spofford) and Mamie Parris (Jane Smart). The Witches of Eastwick runs through September 27th.
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Mr. Dempsey partnered with American composer Dana P. Rowe in London on Sir Cameron Mackintosh's original production of The Witches of Eastwick, for which they received an Olivier Award Nomination. They also collaborated on The Fix, receiving an Olivier Award Nomination and a Helen Hayes Award Nomination. Mr. Dempsey also wrote both the book and lyrics for Zombie Prom, and lyrics for The Reluctant Dragon, A Country Christmas Carol, and the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. His plays include One Miracle in a Lifetime, and The World Today.
Tickets are on sale now. Next on stage is The Addams Family Broadway Musical. The first family of fright closes the Ogunquit season October 1 through 26. Single ticket prices start at just $39 per show and ticket packages are still available starting at $99 for a three-show subscription.
Author and lyricist of the musical comedy The Witches of Eastwick, John Dempsey, joined the cast backstage after taking in the evening performance at the Ogunquit Playhouse last night, September 18. Mr. Dempsey is pictured center front with stars Sara Gettelfinger, Sally Struthers, Jim Walton, Mamie Parris, Nancy Anderson and James Barbour, along with Executive Artistic Director Bradford T. Kenney, Music Director Julian Bigg and the entire cast.