Community Players Theatre

Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?

Community Players presents Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?

Music and Lyrics by James Quinn and Alaric Jans;
Book by John R. Powers
Brian Artman, Director; John Lieder, Producer
Auditions: September 11-13, 2011
Preview: November 3, 2011
Performances: November 4-6, 10-13, 17-20, 2011


Adapted from the book of the same name, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? is the charming story of late-bloomer, Eddie Ryan. Breaking performance records during its Chicago and Philadelphia production runs, this coming of age musical involves the 1950s Catholic education of eight Chicago children, following them from the start of elementary school through their senior prom and beyond. Along the way it touches on such topics as first confession, popularity, teacher's pets, sex education, growing up Catholic, and falling in love.

Becky Jennifer (Koh) Stevens
Eddie Austin Travis
Father O'Reilly Bob McLaughlin
Felix Joel Shoemaker
Louis Mark Robinson
Mary Reena (Rhoda) Artman
Mike Tom Smith
Nancy Mindy LaHood
Sister Helen Christie Vellella
Sister Lee Nancy Nickerson
Sister Melanie Samm Bettis
Sister Monica Marie Melissa Fornoff
Virginia Kelly Slater




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Content last updated on 9/14/2011