Local actors in Troy musical


TROY — The Troy Civic Theatre will present the musical, “The Pajama Game,” Friday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 19, in the Barn in the Park along Adams Street in Troy.

Several of the performers are from Shelby County. They include Kevin Jones, Liz Maxson, Mike Maxson, Steve Dietrich and Annie Stemen.

The plot of the musical deals with labor troubles at the Sleep Tite Pajama Factory, where workers’ demands for a raise are going unheard. In the midst of the dispute, the grievance committee head, Babe, and the factory superintendent, Sid, fall in love. The musical features favorites like “Hernando’s Hideaway,” “Steam Heat,” “Once a Year Day” and “I’m Not At All in Love”.

Director Barrie Van Kirk has been supported by Choreographer Elizabeth Maxson, Music Director Jenny Weber and Stage Manager Peg Dietrich. The cast also includes actors from Troy, Piqua and Dayton: Tom Caldwell, Jude Couser, Julia Couser, Susan Couser, Sydney Edington, Gage Emerson, Pam Haislip, Meaghann Joseph, Don Kutchta, Emma Littlejohn-Luri, Susan Littlejohn-Luri, Bonnie Lurie, Josh Lurie, Mallory Pappas, Amber Robinson, Carla Robinson, Michelle Robinson, Paul Robinson and Jenny Weber.

Performances are at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m., Sunday. Tickets are available by calling 937-339-7700 or visiting troycivictheatre.com.

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