By Joe DiPietro

Directed by Patricia Moran Collins

When octogenarian Ralph first meets Carol, something sparks in his heart — and it’s not his pacemaker. Love can happen at any age, as it does for the two seniors at the center of The Last Romance, a tender romantic comedy. On an ordinary day in a routine life, Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk and his life takes a detour. He meets an elegant woman at the dog park, and suddenly life becomes exciting again. Carol, at first aloof, eventually admits an attraction to this new friend. Although the two seem worlds apart, they are drawn together by the same yearning to connect. Defying Carol's reticence – and the jealousy of his lonely sister Rose – he embarks on the trip of a lifetime and regains a happiness that seemed all but lost.

Produced by Beloit Civic Theatre at Elizabeth Reinholz Theater, Beloit Memorial High School, 1225 Fourth St.,Beloit

Performances: April 25 - May 4, 2013

Performance Times: April 25, 26, 27 and May 2, 3, 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Also 3 p.m. matinees on Apr. 27 and May 4

Ticket Prices: Adults $10.00 Seniors (60 and over) $8.00 Students $8.00

Call (608) 362-1595 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions for our spring show, The Last Romance will be held at the theatre on March 4th and 5th at 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Reinholz Theatre – 1225 Fourth Street in Beloit. Two women and one man of “mature” ages who can play 60’s-80’s are needed. Also needed is someone for the role of the “young man” which is primarily an operatic singing role.

Performances are April 25, 26, 27 and May 2, 3, 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Also 3 p.m. matinees on Apr. 27 and May 4

For additional information or more specifics contact the theater office (608)362-1595 or email us at