Cambrian: Arts & Events

Pewter Plough Playhouse opens book to 'Chapter Two'

Viv Goff will direct Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical comedy, “Chapter Two,” during an engagement at the Pewter Plough Playhouse from July 3 to Aug. 9.

The story, based on Simon’s real-life marriage to Marsha Mason, revolves around a recent widower named George who, encouraged by his brother Leo, meets and falls in love with Jennie.   

The cast features Gene Strohl, Toni Young, Rick Bruce and Sharyn Young.

Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. performance on preview night (Friday, July 3) are $17. The Plough’s Gala Champagne Opening is at 7:30 p.m. the following day. Tickets to the July 4 special showing are $30 and include admission to an after-show party with champagne, desserts and music by pianist/vocalist Dave Manion.

Performances continue at 7:30 p.m. all Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. matinees on Sundays throughout the show’s run. Performance dates are July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 and 31; and Aug. 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9.

Tickets are priced at $22 for regular admission and $17 for students with ID.

Group reservations (10 or more) receive a 10 percent discount if paid with single payment in advance.

For reservations, contact the box office at 927-3877 or visit