Winners announced for “60 is the new 40” Play Festival

Plays running the gamut from science fiction to a superhero saga to people revealing long-held secrets are among the nine winning scripts selected for the 2nd Act Players’ 60 is the New 40 Short-Play Festival. All feature main characters who are redefining themselves in their senior years. Characters range from a gay concert pianist to […]

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It’s #GivingTuesday, help us buy a new light board

Old Ringers cast photo

We need a new light board for our theater. The board controls all the lights during a show, so without a board, no lights. The old board, which was very, very old, literally burned up at our fall show. A lighting repair specialist said he’d never seen a board that old, it was older than […]

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Remaining Sunday shows sold out! A few Saturday tickets left for “Old Ringers”

The remaining Sunday performances of the 2nd Act Players’ production of Old Ringers are essentially sold out!! We may have a few tickets available on day-of-show for walk-ups but all advanced tickets have been sold. The remaining Saturday shows, Nov. 9 and Nov. 16, have a very few advance tickets left, click here to grab […]

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Audiences rave about ‘Old Ringers,’ shows selling out fast

Old Ringers cast photo

Opening weekend audiences are raving about the 2nd Act Players’ production of Joe Simonelli’s Old Ringers, a comedy about four older women trying phone sex. Asked to rate the performances on a scale of one to five stars, opening weekend audiences Nov. 2-3 gave the show an average of 4.3 stars, with 91% rating the […]

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“Old Ringers’ Tickets are going fast, buy yours today!

The Sunday, Nov. 17 show is sold out!!! Opening Night Nov. 2 is 66% sold out Snag one of the remaining tickets today Tickets available for Nov. 2-16 shows Our ticket site has been flooded with buy orders for tickets to see Joe Simonelli’s Old Ringers Nov. 2-17. We’ve added a few seats to accommodate […]

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Here’s the Top Five Reasons to see “Old Ringers”

Rehearsals are underway for the 2nd Act Players’ fall show Old Ringers, book your tickets now and beat the rush. This play represents a number of 2nd Act Players’ firsts: First comedy the 2nd Act Players have ever done. Now, more than ever, we all need a good laugh, or two, or a dozen! This […]

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Tickets now on Sale for “Old Ringers”

Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd Act Players fall production of Old Ringers with performances weekends from Nov. 2 through Nov. 17.. Simply click here to get your today. Joe Simonelli’s Old Ringers is a bawdy adult comedy about four retired women who stumble into phone sex as a way to cope with […]

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Cast announced for 2nd Act Players’ November production of “Old Ringers”

Four veterans of past 2nd Act Players’ shows will be joining three new faces in the cast of the theater’s November production of Joe Simonelli’s Old Ringers. The comedy follows the misadventures of four senior women who turn to phone sex to help pay their mounting financial obligations. Julie Mitre, who has been in four […]

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Cast announcements coming soon for “Old Ringers”

Cast announcements will be coming shortly for the 2nd Act Players’ upcoming production of Joe Simonelli’s Old Ringers, a humrous look at how four senior citizens find a unique way to earn some extra cash. “We’ve always looked for plays that deal wtih 2nd Acts in people’s lives. Old Ringers looks at a very funny […]

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Auditions July 20th for our fall show, “Old Ringers”

The 2nd Act Players will be holding auditions Saturday, July 20th for its fall production of Joe Simonelli’s Old Ringers, a humorous look at coping with the financial strains that come up in our senior years. Auditions will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2515 Central Park Avenue, Evanston, […]

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