VP 2006 Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

Written By: Neil Simon
Directed by: Julie Zatko
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

Run of Show

“Barefoot in the Park” ran May 5 – 20, 2006, Thursday through Saturday at 8:00pm, second Sunday at 2:00pm.


Newlyweds Paul, a buttoned-down straight-arrow lawyer and Corie a romantic effervescent free spirit adjust to married life in their tiny fifth floor Greenwich Village apartment. Add Corie’s widowed mother and their elderly Bohemian upstairs neighbor to the mix and laughter abounds.


The Program for this show can be viewed by clicking Barefoot in the Park. (Requires Adobe Reader)

The People …

Leading Roles
in order of appearance

Corie Bratter Elizabeth Palmer
Paul Bratter Matt Black
Victor Valasco Rob Turley
Ethel Banks Christine Young
Telephone Repairman Kenneth R. Wieland
Delivery Man Joel Speiser

Program Staff

Director Julie Zatko
Producers Laura Ahrens & Jake Gordy
Set Design Steve Mierzejewski & Bob Smith
Stage Manager Thereasa Lumbrezer & Laura Ahrens
Tech Guru Extraordinare Scott “The Lifesaver” Gage
Lighting Designer Devin Coulter
Lighting Crew Tommy Duval
Costume Design Bianca Marcia
Property Masters Ben Lumbrezer
Property Crew Kara Ayers, Sarah Hasenaur, Brad Riker & Wendy Speiser
Set Construction Kara Ayers, Sarah Hasenaur, Steve Mierzejewski, Jeff Mills, Norb Mills, Bob Smith & Brian Wherry
Scenic Art Brad Riker
City Scape Willard Misfeldt
Set Decoration Brad Riker
Sound Design Julie Zatko
Sound Crew Amanda Marie Duffee & D. Nicholas Hansen
Program Laura Ahrens, Jake Gordy & Frank Venda
Program Art & Cover Design Laura Ahrens
House Manager Ann Veasey
Box Office Ann Veasey
Box Office Staff Kimberly Bruggemann, Sandy Fry, Darlene Hatfield, Barbara Heindel, Sue Holliger, Robin Jacob, Helene Kilcourse, Rita Konecki, Rita Stobinski & Judy Wiederhold
Program Printing The Copy Center
Marquee Signs Bob Smith
Cast Photography Frank Venda

The Show!

Place: Corie & Paul’s apartment on the top floor of a brownstone on East 48th Street, New York City.

Time:  February, 1964

Act I

Tuesday afternoon, about 5:30.

Act II

Scene 1: Thursday evening, about 7:00. Two days later.
Scene 2: Later that night, about 2:00 A.M.


The following day, about 5:00 in the afternoon.