Father of the Bride – Adrian

March 7, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

Father of the Bride – Adrian


Friday, February 28th to Sunday, March 9th, with shows on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm

Don’t miss this romantic comedy where a father
attempts to make his daughter’s dreams come true!

The Croswell brings laughter to Adrian with the romantic comedy, Father of the Bride! For the first time ever on our stage, Father of the Bride will bring a smile to your face and warmth to your hearts as the Banks family gets swept off their feet by their daughter’s wedding plans. Great for the whole family, Father of the Bride will be lighting up the Croswell stage from February 28th to March 9th.

Father of the Bride tells the tale of the Banks family and the unexpected announcement of their daughter Kay’s marriage to a boy they have never met named Buckley. When Buckley finally shows up he announces that he would like a small wedding with only Kay, himself, and the preacher. However, Kay and her mother have a wedding for the whole family in mind! As the days pass the guest list gets longer and so do the bill, sending the father of the bride into a mid-life crisis. When, in a moment of flurried emotions and panic, Kay calls off the wedding it’s up to Mr. Banks to set things straight in this relatable, romantic comedy.

Father of the Bride is based on the book of the same name from 1949 written by Edward Streeter, has been made into the movie from 1950 starring Eliz Taylor and Spencer Tray, and has even had a TV series based on its story in 1961. These lovely characters are brought to life by our talented cast with Mark Hyre as the father, Mr. Banks; Julianne Dolan as his wife, Mrs. Banks; Liz Baugh is cast as the love-stuck daughter, Kay Banks; Philip Baugh as Kay’s sweetheart, Buckley Dunstan; Jacob Hyre as the youngest child, Tommy Banks; Kyle Krichbaum as Kay’s bother, Ben Banks; and Kaitlyn Park as Ben’s girlfriend, Peggy Swift. Other cast members include: Angela Grinias, Sherri Hardcastle, Eric Parker, Gary Lundy, Beth Hale, Meg McNamee, Jean MacNaughton, Kayla Henry, Debbie Corbin, Rachel Oldfield, Anthony Isom, Devyn Bice, and Lavina Flores.

The Croswell’s showing of Father of the Bride will be directed by Eric Parker; Choreographer is Meg McNamee; Scenic Designer, John MacNaughton; Costume Designer, Betsy Lackey; Sound Designer, Tyler Miller; Lighting Designer, Tiff Crutchfield; and Katie June is Stage Manager.

Tickets for Father of the Bride are on sale now, and range in price from $35-$15, depending on seat location in the theatre. Heritage seats are $35 and come with access to the Croswell’s Heritage Room one hour prior to curtain, where free snacks and a cash bar are provided.

Production dates are Friday, February 28th to Sunday, March 9th, with shows on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm. A special Sunday matinee will also be offered on March 9th at 2:30pm. For information about the tickets, call the Croswell at 517-264-SHOW (7469), stop in to the box office at 129. E. Maumee, Adrian, MI, Mon-Fri, 9-5 pm or visit our website, www.croswell.org.

To arrange an interview with members of the cast or artistic team, or to arrange complimentary tickets prior to reviewing the show, please contact Jere Righter at 517-263-6868 or at jrighter@croswell.org.

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