Over the River and Through the Woods Begins Engeman Run Aug. 14

News   Over the River and Through the Woods Begins Engeman Run Aug. 14 The Engeman Theatre production of Over the River and Through the Woods, featuring Joey Piscopo, begins performances Aug. 14.

Pat Zaback directs the production, which officially opens Aug. 16 and will continue through Sept. 14.

Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), has penned the family comedy that features Piscopo (Nick), John LaGioia (Frank), Elaine Kussack (Aida), Herman Petras (Nunzio), Caroline Rossi (Emma) and Megan McQuillan (Caitlin).

Press notes describe the comedy as "a hilarious tale of two sets of Italian-American grandparents living in Hoboken, and their 29 year-old grandson, Nick. When Nick announces that he wants to move to Seattle, his grandparents are stunned. Why would he, they wonder, want to leave his family? To his grandparents, who have already lost Nick's sister and parents to distant cities, Nick's desire to leave New Jersey for professional advancement makes no sense. Their plan to keep Nick in New Jersey leads to comical and unexpected results."

The design team comprises Sonoka Fukuma Gozelski (scenic design), Bobbi Morse (costume design), Justin A. Partier (lighting design) and Katherine Miller (sound design).

For tickets call (631) 261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. The Engeman Theater is located at 250 Main Street in Northport, Long Island, NY.

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