Coal Creek Theater presents OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, October 26 through November 10, 2018

Robert Janacek and Scott Swaggart. Photo by Lynn Fleming

Lynn Fleming
Written by Joe DiPietro  and Directed by Jim Carver

“My grandparents firmly believed in the “f’s” of life: family, faith and food.”Nick

Barb Reeves and Scott Swaggart. Photo by Lynn Fleming

 Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey. His parents retired and moved to Florida, but that doesn’t mean his family isn’t still in Jersey. In fact, he sees both sets of his grandparents every Sunday for dinner. This is routine until he has to tell them that he’s been offered his dream job in Seattle, a job that would take him away from his beloved grandparents. He tells them, but the news doesn’t sit so well. Thus begins a series of schemes to keep Nick from moving. The resulting action is one hilarious moment after another.

About Over the River and Through the Woods, director Jim Carver remarks, “This play has become one of America’s favorites. Everyone loves this play. I love this play. You certainly get from it what you go to the theatre for: you laugh ‘til you hurt and then suddenly a tear appears in your eye. What could be better?”

“A hilarious family comedy that is even funnier than [DiPietro’s] long-running musical revue I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. —BackStage.


Frank….….Scott Swaggart

Aida…….……Barb Reeves

Nunzio……Stuart O’Steen

Emma…….Nancy Portnoy

Nick.….….Robert Janacek

Caitlin………Jaccie Serbus

 October 26 – November 10: Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday matinee on November 4 at 2 p.m. Industry/Discount night Monday October 29 at 7:30 pm–all tickets $12.00.

Opening Weekend Special: All tickets $15.

Remaining weekend prices: Adults $20, Seniors and Students with ID $17.

Group discounts available. Call for more information.

Tickets at:  or call 303-665-0955

Coal Creek Theater of Louisville@ Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Avenue, Louisville, CO  80027

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