Area residents in Emporia State Summer Theatre production, aEUR~Barefoot in the Park'
2011 Jun 28When Emporia State University's Summer Theatre opens its third show on July 6, area residents will be involved in the production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park." On of America's favorite comedies, "Barefoot in the Park" tells the story of newlyweds Corie and Paul home from their honeymoon and beginning married life in a tiny walk-up apartment in New York City in 1964. Paul is a little up tight and Corie a spontaneous free spirit. As they adjust to married life, they have to contend with a lack of heat, a leaky skylight, several flights of stairs, an odd neighbor, and Corie's well-meaning mother. Those from this area in the production and their roles are: