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September 19, 2018

Fulton Community Theatre Serves Up Romantic Comedy Farce For Valentine’s Day


FULTON, NY – Reputation meets reality, with a dash of romance mixed in will be the treat served up this February as Fulton Community Theatre presents “The Mating Game,” a comedy of sex or consequences by Robin Hawdon.

Things are getting ready to blow during in Fulton Community Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Mating Game.” The cast includes, from left: Valeri Roscoe Decich as Honey Tooks, Donald Crowe as Draycott Harris, Jessic Tetro as Julia Sullivan, and Beverly Cooney Poznoski as Mrs. Finney. Also featured in the show is Michael Richard King as James Harris.

Things are getting ready to blow during in Fulton Community Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Mating Game.” The cast includes, from left: Valeri Roscoe Decich as Honey Tooks, Donald Crowe as Draycott Harris, Jessic Tetro as Julia Sullivan, and Beverly Cooney Poznoski as Mrs. Finney. Also featured in the show is Michael Richard King as James Harris.

The British sex farce is FCT’s fourth annual romantic comedy – just in time for Valentine’s Day – and will play weekends February 5 through 14 in dinner theatre at Tavern On The Lock Restaurant, 24 S. First St.

The Friday and Saturday dinners will begin at 6 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. show time. On the two Sunday matinees, dinner will begin serving at 12:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. curtain time.

Tickets for the buffet dinner and show are $27 for adults, $25 for seniors and students.

Show only tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

Reservations may be made by calling Tavern On The Lock at 315-592-2661.

The production kicks off FCT’s 26th season.

It also marks the third season the longstanding company is presenting dinner theatre offerings at Tavern On The Lock.

The comedy follows the misadventures of Draycott Harris, a British TV celebrity that seemingly has everything, including an ultra-modern, push button swinging, apartment of the future.

But Draycott has one large secret. He has no luck with women, which considering his reputation as a notorious stud, makes his bedroom fiascos all the more remarkable.

Draycott enlists the help of his long-lost, worldly, and womanly, wise brother, James, to assist him in the pursuit of his new sexy PR girl, Honey Tooks.

What neither brother anticipates, however, is that Draycott’s long-suffering secretary Julia has been nurturing a growing passion for her boss, which is set to explode.

Add to the mix is Draycott’s housekeeper, Mrs. Finney, whose wild and crazy youth played out at Rolling Stones concerts.

When all hell breaks loose, it does with side-splitting results.

The cast includes the talents of: Donald Crowe as Draycott Harris; Michael Richard King as James Harris; Valeri Roscoe Dedich as Honey Tooks; Jessica Tetro as Julia Sullivan; and Beverly Cooney Poznoski as Mrs. Finney.

The production is directed by Michael A. Bolio.

The production is being presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Due to mature subject matter, it may not be suitable for general audiences.

For more information, including upcoming auditions for the season, please contact FCT at its website, www.fultoncommunitytheatre.org, or by emailing at [email protected]

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