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BCC Lamplight Players Present Barefoot in the Park

The honeymoon is over for the newlywed couple in Neil Simon’s romantic comedy, “Barefoot in the Park.” Produced through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., the Burlington County College (BCC) Lamplight Players present Neil Simon’s longest-running hit on Thursday, Nov. 8, Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10.

“Barefoot in the Park” takes place in the top-floor apartment of a five-story walk-up in Manhattan.  This small apartment is home to newlyweds Corie and Paul Bratter.

Stephanie Evans of Medford stars as Corie Bratter, the care-free and outgoing newlywed. Evans, a graduate of Shawnee High School, played “Elvira” in the Lamplight Player’s production of “Blithe Spirit.”

Tyler Zeoli of Delran portrays Paul Bratter, the conservative and practical young lawyer who is married to the fun-loving Corie. Zeoli is a Delran High School graduate and starred as Charles Condomine in “Blithe Spirit.”

Corie Bratter’s mother, the cautious and well-meaning Ethel Banks is played by Stacey Zenszer of Mount Laurel. Zenser is in her first year at BCC and is a graduate of Holy Cross High School.

A shameless flirt and also the Bratter’s eccentric and colorful upstairs neighbor, Victor Velasco is played by Mason Betterly of Mount Laurel. Betterly is in his first year at BCC and is a graduate of Lenape High School.

Patrick Hall of Cherry Hill fixes and installs telephones and makes observations about relationships as the Telephone Repair Man. Hall is also a first year BCC student and graduated from Cherry Hill High School West.

Closing out the cast and starring in his first non-musical theater production is Tyler Boring playing the out-of-breath Delivery Man. Boring is a Seneca High School graduate and lives in Shamong.

Performances take place at the Geraldine Little Theater located on BCC’s Pemberton campus, 601 Pemberton Browns Mills Rd. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10. There will also be a matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. General admission is $10. Admission for BCC students with a valid ID is $5. The BCC Alumni Association is hosting its Fourth Annual Alumni Theater Night on Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Lewis M. Parker Center Cafeteria, located on the Pemberton campus. Enjoy a preshow reception and “coffee house” at 6:30 p.m. with pastries, muffins, cheese, crackers and the chance to make a coffee treat with special toppings. Tickets for Alumni Theater Night are $20 for general admission and $15 for BCC staff, faculty and students. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. For ticket information, please call the BCC box office at (609) 894-9311 ext. 1460. To purchases tickets for the Alumni Theater Night, please contact the BCC Alumni Association at (856) 222-9311, ext. 2540.

About the Burlington County College Lamplight Players
Established in 2003, the Lamplight Players is a student theatrical group that performs at Burlington County College's (BCC) Geraldine Clinton Little Theater. BCC’s Theater program is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four year school offering a Bachelor of Arts or Fine Arts with a concentration in Theatre, or Speech and Theatre.