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45 Seconds From Broadway

By Neil Simon

Directed by Courtney Woolard

June 28th - July 14th, 2019

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3 PM

45 Seconds from Broadway is Neil Simon’s “Valentine to New York.”

Set in the Polish Tea Room (a coffee shop / restaurant based on the real life Edison Cafe in New York City), characters wander in and out, sitting down, chatting with each other, building friendships, and giving glimpses into their lives in the “Big Apple.”

Bernie and Zelda run the place and make it what it is – a home away from home for everyone who enters. They also help young, starving artists by giving them food, advice, and employment. Established actors and native New Yorkers also frequent the coffee shop, bringing character, humor, and wisdom with them.

45 Seconds from Broadway is play about normal, everyday people, their tragedies and triumphs, and the small coffee shop / restaurant in which they sit, relax, and spend time among friends.


  • Michael McMahan as Mickey Fox
  • Gary Mullins as Andrew Duncan
  • Marlena Allison as Salome Mantutu
  • Lee Wittenberg as Bernie
  • Hayden Hall as Megan Woods
  • Sauni Rinehart as Arlene
  • Barbara Robertson as Cindy
  • Jennifer Hayes as Raylene
  • Richard Taylor as Charles Browning III
  • Emmy Eddy as Zelda
  • Joyce Cotner as Bessie
  • Kevin Cannon as Harry Fox