“Final Appearance” poster. Submitted photo

“Final Appearance” will open Lakewood Theater’s season on Thursday, May 25, at 76 Theater Road in Madison.

Performances are set for 8 p.m. May 25-27 and June 1-3 4 p.m. May 28, and 2 and 7 p.m. May 31.

When actors Anthony and Rebecca discover they are ghosts haunting a summer theater, they learn they died in 1960 and missed opening night of their star vehicle, “Two for Dinner.” This time the show didn’t go on and as a result Tony and Rebecca are trapped backstage, between this world and the next.

Their one hope of passing over to the other side lies with Jerry, a down-on-his-luck director who’s mounting a new production of “Two for Dinner.”

Adding to the mayhem are Reggie, who’s terrified of Tony; Edna Flutterbok, the theater’s executive producer, who’s gambling the new production will revive the theater’s fortunes; and Roger, the neurotic leading man feuding with his co-star Jessica. Tensions rise as cast and director struggle through rehearsals, suffering one mishap after another. Then, minutes before curtain on opening night …

Tickets, which are non-refundable, cost $24 in advance, $26 at the door, $40/$45 for cabaret seating, $18/20 for children.

For tickets, or more information, call 207-474-7176, email info@lakewoodtheater.org,  or visit lakewoodtheater.org.


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