Photos by Nick Vedros

Talley’s Folly

by Lanford Wilson
Directed by Ted Swetz
May 26 – September 2, 2006
City Stage at Union Station

David Fritts
& Jessiee Datino
Performed in rotating repertory with Fifth of July and Talley and Son

Talley’s Folly is a romantic comedy set on July 4th in 1944 in Lebanon, Missouri. The play dances through one evening in the courtship of two unlikely lovers, Sally Talley and Matt Friedman. Sally is from a conservative, small-town, wealthy family of bigoted Protestants, and Matt is a Jewish accountant twelve years her senior. Talley’s Folly is winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play.

Director – Ted Swetz