Photo Flash: FUNNY MONEY At Newport Playhouse
Now playing through August 30, 2019 at the Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant is the wild mistaken identity farce Funny Money written by Ray Cooney, directed by Daniel Lee White.
Evening shows are held on Friday and Saturdays, with weekday and Sunday matinees at the Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Highway, Newport, RI. Admission for the play is $52.95, which includes a homemade buffet and post-show cabaret (show only admission is $25) Purchase online at www.newportplayhouse.com or by calling (401) 848-PLAY (7529).Funny Money features Rick Bagley as Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered CPA who accidentally picks up the wrong briefcase. What starts out as a simple mix-up soon grows into a whirlwind adventure after Henry discovers the briefcase is full of money. Faced with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Henry decides to take the money - and run! He rushes home to grab his wife Jean (played by Sandi NiCastro) and book a flight to Barcelona. Things get really wild when not one, but two detectives come calling with questions about Henry's whereabouts, a missing briefcase, and a dead body! Henry's attempt to fly the coop lead audiences to laughter beyond legal limits.
Photo Credit: Daniel Lee White
James R. Walsh, Pamela Gill and Rick Bagley
The cast of Funny Money