The Last RomanceBy Joe DiPietro
When Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk, he has embarked on the trip of a lifetime.
This play is a heart-warming comedy about the power of love, one that leads to second chances and new romances.
Provides many good, solid belly laughs
David S. Howard*
BARABRA BROUGHTON Broadway: Sunday In The Park With George, Music Music. Off Broadway: Grey Gardens, Concertina’s Rainbow, A Little Night Music, Pets. Regional appearances include: Studio Theatre DC (Grey Gardens, Superior Donuts), Alabama Shakespeare Festival (Beauty & The Beast, The Bird Sanctuary), Dallas Theatre Center (Pride & Prejudice), Pittsburgh Public (Les Liaisons Dangereuses, George Washington Slept Here), The Pioneer Theatre (My Fair Lady), Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, GEVA, Berkshire Theatre Festival. National Tours: Company, Cover Girls, and George M! TV/ Film: Law and Order, The Sunset Gang (PBS), and The Producers Movie Musical.
DAVID S. HOWARD earned an MFA at Brandeis University and was Guest Artist and Acting Instructor there from 1967 to 1975. He worked at Sarasota’s Asolo Repertory for 20 seasons between 1976 and 2011. On film, he played Eddie Sloan in Meet Joe Black, Sol Rosenthal in Woody Allen’s Crimes and Misdemeanors, Dr. Kramer in Substance of Fire, Irv in Moonstruck, and Robin Williams’ doctor in Woody Allen’s Deconstructing Harry. He has appeared on Broadway as Nat in I’m Not Rappaport, Off-Broadway, and in numerous TV soaps and series.
MARINA RE has appeared at FST in Our Son’s Wedding, Boleros for the Disenchanted, and The Miamians. Regional: Broadway Bound (Centre Stage); A View From the Bridge, The Price (Gloucester Stage), Italian-American Reconciliation, Medea
(Merrimack) Peer Gynt (Two River) Shear Madness (Charles Playhouse), National Theatre of the Deaf USA Tour, Huntington, Ct. Rep., Seven Angels, Public (ME) Foothills, Vineyard Playhouse, Lyric Stage, Jewish Theatre of New England. Off-Broadway: premieres at HB Playwrights Theatre, The Flea, Kraine, and Bleecker Street. FILM: “The Women”, “Urban Relics”, “Duck/Love” TV: “New Amsterdam,” “Nurse Jackie,” “ABC
Primetime.” Awards: IRNE, ”Best Actress” nom. (Sarasota Magazine) “Boston’s Best Performance of Year” 1988-1996. www.marinare.info
DANE REESE is thrilled to make his FST debut. His most recent credits include: The Magic Flute (Papageno) and La Boheme
(Marcello) with the Tuscia Opera Festival in Rome & Viterbo, Italy; The Hotel Casablanca (Burton) - NY Premiere; Sarka by Janacek - USA Premiere; Rigoletto (Count Ceprano); L’Italiana in Algeri (Hali u/s). Off-Broadway credits include Christmas Rappings as Caesar. Regional credits: Cats (Bustopher Jones), The Odd Couple (Speed), Amadeus (Emperor Joseph II), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey II-voice), South Pacific (Emile DeBecque u/s), How to Succeed… (Bud Frump), Most Happy Fella, Don Giovanni, Little Women (opera), Ariadne Auf Naxos, La Traviata.
Director | Russell Treyz
Production Stage Manager | Kelli Karen*
Stage Manager | Garry Allan Bruel*
Scenic & Costume Design | April Soroko
Lighting Design | Robert Perry
Assistant Stage Manager | Kristin Kerr
Hair Stylist | Michelle Kayser
*Denotes member Actors’ Equity Association. The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.