Finnegan's Farewell

By Kevin Alexander

Directed by Marjean Sutherland

The audience has come to say goodbye to Patrick James Finnegan, a mailman who won 2.5 million dollars playing the slots and then promptly dropped dead. As his contentious family gets more and more distraught during this memorable evening concocted by the co-creator of Tony and Tina's Wedding, a fight erupts over opening the casket. Finally they do and Paddy's body is not in there! While the missing body is located, the audience is invited to eat, drink and by merry at an authentic Irish-American wake, complete with traditional Irish drinking songs and some lively tap and step dancing. Paddy is found, the party continues and all are treated to a great surprise - one straight out of the song "Finnegan's Wake".

Produced by Darlington Community Theatre at American Legion Hall 1400 Keep Street Darlington WI 53530

Performances: April 15, April 16, April 22, April 24, 2005

All performances at 6:30p.m. except Sunday Matinee at 12:30 p.m.

Ticket Prices $12.00

Call 608-776-2769 for reservations or more information.

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