The Good Doctor

An Actors' Studio Production


Written by: Neil Simon
Directed by Michael O'Brien

This Broadway hit is a composite of Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov. In one sketch, a feisty old woman storms a bank and upbraids the manager for his gout and lack of money. In another, a father takes his son to a house to initiate him into the mysteries of sex, only to relent at the last moment and leave the boy more perplexed than ever. In another sketch, a crafty seducer goes to work on a wedded woman, only to realize that the woman has been in command from the first overture. And let us not forget the classic tale of a man who offers to drown himself for three rubles. The stories are droll, the portraits affectionate, the humor infectious, and the fun unending.


Alison Wiltgen

Braedon Arnett

Mia-Belle Shannon

Jay Kaboff

Macey Hamm

Grace Staph

Izzy Mangren

Alex Loutris

Tanner Moore

Reid Harvey

Venue: Second Stage Theatre

7:30 pm Performances

March 23, 24, 25
Join us after the show on March 24 for a talkback with director Michael O'Brien!

3 pm Performances

March 26

Rating: Teen
Rated Teen for adult language and adult content

Warning this production contains the use of fog

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“The Good Doctor” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

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