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The Reinvention of Albert Paugh

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Toby Nichols as Albert Paugh, Lisa Breen as Bonnie Douglas.   Photo by Eric Perlman
Toby Nichols as Albert Paugh, Lisa Breen as Bonnie Douglas. Photo by Eric Perlman

A play by Jeanie Okimoto. Directed by Chaim Rosemarin.

Dr. Albert Paugh is flunking retirement. After selling his Vashon Island veterinary practice, he soon finds himself not only lost without his work, but suddenly single. His efforts to carve out a new life, both as a bachelor and a retiree, only leave him feeling like his golden years are fast becoming years of gloom. His regrets pile up until he moves to Baker’s Beach where he gets to know a very special neighbor, learns that friends are the family you choose, and finds a new sense of purpose.

Adapted from the novel by the same name, this romantic comedy is rich with Vashon scenes (and dogs!) The Reinvention of Albert Paugh is an affirmation of renewal and hope that sparkles with humor and will delight the young of heart of any age.

Jeanie’s play Hum It Again, Jeremy was published in the Harper Collins anthology Center Stage, her Uncle Hideki plays were produced in Seattle by the Northwest Asian American Theater, and ReAct Theater, and awards include Smithsonian Notable Book, American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, Washington State Book Award, and the International Reading Association’s Reader’s Choice Award.  

Cast includes:
Toby Nichols
Gaye Detzer
Lisa Breen
Gretchen Neffenger
Jeffrey Jones
Rick Skilman
Sue DeNies
Marjon McDermott
Gordon Millar
Patricia Kelly
Harris Levinson
Bonnie Moss
Orion Moss
Eric Perlman
Peter Kreitner
and 2 dogs in the cast: Rousseau and Rain

Kay White Hall, Vashon Center for the Arts
February 2, 3, 4, 2017, 7:30PM
February 5, 2:00PM
$18 General; $16 Senior; $14 VCA Member/Student