Live, Laugh, Love, Repeat – Spring 2021

The Pittsburgh Savoyards close their 83rd season this Spring with Live, Laugh, Love, Repeat; or, The Importance of Being Romantically Earnest, a collection of four short plays about love with some Gilbert & Sullivan songs sprinkled in!

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, this show has been pre-recorded and will be available to view on-demand.

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A MATTER OF HUSBANDS, by Ferenc Molnar
When a young woman suspects her husband of having an affair with a glamorous actress, she confronts the other woman to find out the truth. The actress claims that nothing untoward is going on, but is she telling the truth or merely acting?

YESTERDAY, by Colin Campbell Clements
After sneaking away from the hubbub of a fancy ball, a Lady and British Officer find themselves alone together. As they reminisce about their past loves, they discover that their loves are right in the room.

THE OPEN DOOR, by Alfred Sutro
Lady Torminster has liked Sir Geoffrey from afar, but she is married to her husband Jack and she dares not act upon her feelings. When she unexpectedly encounters Sir Geoffrey the day before he is to go on a long voyage overseas, the truth finally comes out.

THE MARRIAGE PROPOSAL, by Anton Chekhov
Ivan Lomov, a long-time neighbor of the Chubukovs, has come to propose marriage to their daughter, Natalia. After he has asked and received joyful permission to marry Natalia, he attempts to to tell her the happy news. Unfortunately, before he can fully convey the proposal, the conversation devolves into a fierce argument about property boundaries! Will they live happily ever after, or is their relationship finished before it even begins?

Cast

RolePerformer
A Matter of Husbands
Famous ActressLeah Klocko
Earnest Young WomanKelsey Walls
Yesterday
A Certain Lady of QualityJane Lyons
A British Officer, late of the Indian ArmyBruce Travers
The Open Door
Sir Geoffrey TransomSamwise Riley
Lady TorminsterBrennan Bobish
The Marriage Proposal
Mrs. ChubokovDeborah Geary
Natalia, her daughterTracy Rudzinsky
Ivan Lomov, their neighborLawrence Karl
 
Interlude VocalistsMia Bonnewell
Sally Denmead
Caryn Greco
Meghan M. Hilker
Jonah Winter

Crew

Stage Director, A Matter of Husbands – Andy Hickly
Stage Director, Yesterday –Casey Thompson
Stage Director, The Open Door – Sean Lenhart
Stage Director, The Marriage Proposal – Robert Hockenberry
Stage Manager – Andrea Carriker Lisiak
Production Manager – Lynette Garlan
Costumiers – Alex Polichiccio, Leah Klocko, Robert Hockenberry
Technical Director, Lighting Designer – Robert Hockenberry
Videographer/Editor – Alan Teare Productions
Keyboard Accompanist – Matt Brown
Set Construction, Lighting Technician – Matthew Lisiak
Graphic Design – Matthew Lisiak
Publicity – Mark Harris, Mia Bonnewell