Woods Hole Theater Company
The Woods Hole Theater Company
, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, has been in residence in the village of Woods Hole, MA since 1974. Its purpose is to engage in and promote the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and vicinity.

WHTC operates year round, producing a wide variety of plays at affordable prices. Its traditional home is the historic Woods Hole Community Hall of 1878.

 
 
THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE
by Neil Simon
Directed by Ruthe Lew

August 7-9, 14, 15, 21-23 at 8:00 PM
at the
Woods Hole Community Hall
68 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA

Tickets $15.00
For reservations phone 508-540-6525
The story revolves around the problems of a middle-aged couple living on Second Avenue on the Upper East Side of New York City.  Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now he and his wife have to cope with being unemployed in middle age. This occurs during a heat wave, a prolonged garbage strike, noisy
neighbors, street noise and even a daylight robbery.
 

Barry Lew and Louise Patrick star as Mel and Edna Edison.  Other cast members are:  Cathy Smith, Sharyn Waters, Susan Weliky and Grant Willis.

"Creates an atmosphere of casual cataclysm, an everyday urban purgatory of copelessness from which laughter seems to be released like vapor from the city's manholes." - Time
 
"A gift for taking a grave subject and, without losing sight of its basic seriousness, treating it with hearty but sympathetic humor...A talent for writing a wonderful funny line...full of humor and intelligence. Fine fun." - New York Post

 

almost 200 productions since 1974

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Woods Hole Theater Company, PO Box 735, Woods Hole, MA 02543
508-540-6525