Directed by John Townsend
Hildy Johnson has decided to leave the world of being a newspaper reporter to get married and go into a more honorable profession of advertising. Then a scoop on a major news story that will shake up Chicago's City Hall falls into his lap. Stop the presses!
Performances are at:
7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept 18
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept 19
2:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept 20
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept 24
7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept 25
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept 26
Wellstone Center auditorium, 179 Robie Street E, Saint Paul
Tickets are $19 for adult; $13 for children, students, and persons aged 65 and older
The performance on Sunday, September 20 is pay what you'd like.
Order your tickets on-line. Seating is general admission.
Call 1.800.838.3006 extention 1 or 2 with any questions about making reservations.
CAUTION: Some language in this show may be inappropriate for children.
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Hildy Johnson (Andrew Feldhamer) is trying to work on the news story of a lifetime, while his financée, Peggy (Megan Rowe), is waiting to catch the train, and Managing Editor Walter Burns (Matthew Thompson) wants him to get back to work.
Post-show discussion - Sunday, September 20 on the media
Director John Townsend moderates a panel discussing The Front Page. The panelists are
Jane McClure, reporter and assistant editor at Access Press ;
Jane Kirtley, the Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota; and
Mike Burbach, news editor, Saint Paul Pioneer-Press.
|Actor||Character in play||Role|
|Andrew Feldhamer||Hildy Johnson||Reporter for the Herald Examiner|
|Jerry Harrison||Wilson||Reporter for the American|
|Kira Pontiff||Endicott||Reporter for the Post|
|Brian Johnson||Murphy||Reporter for the Journal|
|Jason Verber||McCue||Reporter for the City Press|
|Erich Mische||Schwartz||Reporter for the Daily News|
|Nathan Johnson||Kruger||Reporter for the Journal of Commerce|
|John Gottskalkson||Bensinger||Reporter for the Tribune|
|Matthew Thompson||Walter Burns||Managing Editor for the Herald Examiner|
|Megan Rowe||Peggy Grant||Fiancée of Hildy Johnson|
|Mrs. Grant||Peggy Grant's mother|
|Doug Thompson||Sheriff Peter Hartman||Cook County Sheriff|
|Stuart Alger||The Mayor||Mayor of Chicago|
|Lisette Lilac||Molly Malloy||A Clark Street tart|
|Earl Williams||Man convicted of a murder|
|Theresa McConnon||Myrtle Schlosser||Wife of reporter, Herman Schlosser|
|Moriah Harting||Jennie||Scrubwoman in the Criminal Courts Building|
|Thomas Fabel||Diamond Louis||A former gangster|
|Mike Brown||Mr. Pincus||Special envoy from the Governor of Illinois|
|Eric Wood||Woodenshoes Eichorn||Chicago policeman|
|James Currell||Carl||Chicago policeman|
|Jason Weil||Frank||Chicago policeman|
|Bob McDonald||Chicago policeman|
|Jay McMahon||Chicago policeman|
|Duane O. Koivisto||Chorus|
|Ethan Fogel||Newspaper boy|
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