East Falls’ historic Old Academy Players celebrates its 96th season, & the new year by presenting CALENDAR GIRLS by Tim Firth. Directed by Loretta Lucy Miller, CALENDAR GIRLS (2008) is a stage play based on a true story of eleven Yorkshire women who posed nude to produce a calendar to raise money for Leukemia Research. As of 2017, five million pounds have been raised.
Old Academy Players’ 517th production is stage managed by Janine Lieberman & produced by Joan Shupp, Mary Jane Fullam, & Randy Shupp.
Old Academy’s amazing cast includes: Benjamin Edward Fried as John, Bonnie Grant as Annie, Bonnie Kapenstein as Ruth, Christopher Wunder as Lawrence, Dale Mezzacappa as Lady Cravenshire, Eric Jonathan Cox as Liam, Janet Wasser as Marie, Kimberly Hess as Elaine, Michael Jeffrey Cohen as Rod, Michelle Moscicki as Brenda, Susan Blair as Chris, Susan Lonker as Jessie, Susan Triggiani as Cora, & Terri Fries Bateman as Celia.