Highland Park, IL – Highland Park Players proudly presents the Tony Award winning musical, The Pajama Game. The Pajama Game runs October 20th through November 5th at the Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. Performances are October 20, 21, 27, 28 and November 2, 3, 4 at 7:30 pm and October 22, 29 and November 5 at 2:00 pm.
All tickets are $22 before September 30th, and $25 on/after October 1st. Tickets for the November 2nd performance are $20. To purchase tickets, please go to www.highlandparkplayers.com or call the Northbrook Theatre at 847-291-2995.
The Pajama Game is directed by 3-time Jeff Award winner, Dominic Missimi. The production stars Trevor Vanderzee as Sid and Hannah Rose as Babe. Also in the cast are Mark Anderson as Hines, Tony Calzaretta as Prez, Nicole Frydman as Gladys, Denise Tamburrino as Mae, Richard Salon as Hassler, Naomi Hirschman as Mabel, Justine Klein as Poopsie and Jacob Cohen as Max. The ensemble features Anna Marie Abbate, Alexis Armstrong, Sean Blitzstein, Nicolette DeGuia, Jamie Davidson, Rebecca Fortier, Heidi Hansfield, Jeri Hart, Hayley Himmelman, Chris Johnson, Artem Lazarev, Sarah Makkawy, David Miller, Jill Schwartz, Scott Schwartz, Annie Snow, and Marnie Warner.
“Having directed more than 150 musicals, it’s really wonderful to finally get a chance to tackle this great American classic,” said Missimi. “I’m so pleased to be working with the Highland Park Players. I have a cast of truly professional-caliber leads and the ensemble is first rate. I think audiences are going to feel like they are sitting in the theatres of Chicago’s best music theatre companies.”
The production team includes Bradley A. Rose (Executive Producer), David Shaw (Producer), Dina DiCostanzo (Choreographer), Aaron Kaplan (Music Director and Conductor, Kaitlin Moser (Stage Manager), Martha Shuford (Costumer), Kurt Ottinger (Lighting Designer), Richard Neumann (Sound Designer and Operator), Lauren Nichols (Scenic Designer), Debbie Szczesniak (Props Designer) and Jacob Cohen and Jamie Davidson (Marketing/PR).
“Creating a team of top-notch industry professionals starting with Dominic (Missimi), Dina (DiCostanzo) and Aaron (Kaplan) to our cast, has been a joy to watch,” said Bradley A. Rose, Executive Producer and Board President. “With it being our 30th Anniversary, we are thrilled to bring this extremely fun and cherished musical that has won a multitude of awards over the years.”
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