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Playhouse on Park Turns Up The Heat in West Hartford with ‘MAMA D’s Hot Summer Nights’

MAMA D’s Hot Summer NIghts will bring dance, comedy, and music to the stage at West Hartford’s Playhouse on Park this August.


If you thought August in West Hartford couldn’t get any hotter, you haven’t been to Playhouse onPark for MAMA D’s Hot Summer Nights! Shows are Aug. 18 and 19 at 8 p.m., Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m., and Aug. 25 and 26 at 8 p.m.

MAMA D and her sultry entertainers are back by popular demand and are ready to turn up the heat with a night of dance, comedy and live music. The performance will be steamy with just enough costumes to make it legal. This event is for grown-ups only, ages 18 and up! Feel free to pack some pina coladas to cool down, as MAMA D’s Hot Summer Nights is BYOB!

Director and Choreographer Darlene Zoller is the co-founder of Playhouse on Park where she has directed and choreographed CHICAGO (Best Director of a Musical/Broadway World) SWINGING ON A STAR, THAT HOLIDAY FEELING and A Chorus Line. Other choreography credits include: PASSING STRANGE, CABARET, HAIR, FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY,  A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD among others. Zoller was voted Best Director of a Musical/Broadway World for I’D RATHER BE DANCING.

Colin Britt returns to the Playhouse as Music Director. Musical direction credits include COMPANY, CHICAGO, CABARET, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, and MAMA D’S at Playhouse on Park, and SINGIN IN THE RAIN, SWEENEY TODD, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and JOSEPH, at theaters in Connecticut and Maine. In Fall 2016, he has served on the conducting faculty at SUNY New Paltz, and he currently serves as music director for Grace Church Van Vorst in Jersey City, and conducts the West Village Chorale and Amuse Singers in New York and North River Sing in Jersey City.

In addition, Eric Larivee joins the team as vocal coach for the Mama D’s performers.

MAMA D WARNS – This show is not for everyone. We’re rude, we’re crude and we’re partially nude! Tickets for MAMA D’s Hot Summer Nights are $25 each, all seats reserved. For more information, call our box office at 860-523-5900 x10 or visit www.playhouseonpark.org. Playhouse on Park is located at 244 Park Rd., West Hartford, CT 06119.

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