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Title Program: 40 C.P.S. Benefit reading of Louis LaRusso [II] play; May 20-21, 2011; Burchard Auditorium, Hoboken.
Object Name Program
Catalog Number 2011.003.0017
Collection Hoboken Historical Museum Archives
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Program: 40 C.P.S. Benefit reading of a play by Louis LaRusso [II]; presented by Hoboken Historical Museum & Hudson Theatre Works; May 20 & 21, 2011, Burchard Auditorium, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken. Single folio, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Three copies.

The play was based on a friendship between Michael Bennett and Louis LaRusso II, a Hoboken native who lived most of his life her. He was a noted playwright and screenplay writer. Photos of each man are on the card. Directed by Frank Licato. See notes for entire text and featured cast members.

Hudson Theatre Works is based at the Park Perfoming Arts Center, 560 32nd St., Union City, N.J.

(C.P.S. is Central Park South in New York City.)
Notes pg [1] cover

HOBOKEN HISTORICAL MUSEUM
&
PRESENT A BENEFIT READING OF HOBOKEN PLAYWRIGHT
LOUIS LARUSSO'S PLAY
40 C.P.S.
Directed by Frank Licato
A PLAY ABOUT FATHERS AND SONS BY LOUIS LARUSSO BASED ON HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH CHORUS LINE AND DREAMGIRLS DIRECTOR MICHAEL BENNETT.

MICHAEL BENNETT.MUSICAL THEATRE DIRECTOR, WRITER & CHOREOGRAPHER
LOUIS LARUSSO, HOBOKEN PLAYWRIGHT

FRI & SAT, MAY 20 & 21, 7 PM
CAST
FEATURING FROM THE SOPRANOS
VINCENT PASTORE
MAUREEN VAN ZANDT
ROBERT FUNARO
DAN GRIMALDI
ANTHONY J. RIBUSTELLO
ERNEST MINGIONE
JAMES GEORGIADES
ART PASQUALE
plus TONY AWARD WINNER
KAREN ZIEMBA

TICKETS $25
FOR RESERVATIONS CALL (201) 656-2240
TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR

WWW.HUDSONTHEATREWORKS.COM

THE READING WILL TAKE PLACE AT:
BURCHARD AUDITORIUM
STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY CAMPUS
CORNER OF 6TH & RIVER STS. HOBOKEN, NJ

pg [2]
HUDSON THEATRE WORKS
Presents a Staged Reading:
40 C.P.S.
By LOUIS LARUSSO II

Cast of Characters

Mitchell *Robert Funaro
Sal *Vincent Pastore
Claudette *Maureen Van Zandt
Dorra *Karen Ziemba
Jack *Dan Grimaldi
Buddy*James Georgiades
Nat Anthony Ribustello
Barney*Ernest Mingione
Stage Directions Artie Pasquale

Directed by
Frank Licato
MusicAlan Brady
*appears courtesy of actors equity

pg [3]
Act 1
Scene 1: The exquisite duplex apartment of MitchelBarnett
Scene 2: 40 C.P.S. the next night

Act 2
Scene 1: A month later at 40 C.P.S., a sunny afternoon
Scene 2: The following afternoon

Time: Early Spring, Late 70's

Place: A duplex apartment in New York City at 40 Central Park South



People LaRusso II, Louis
Bennett, Michael
Licato, Frank
Pastore, Vincent
Van Zandt, Maureen
Funaro, Robert
Grimaldi, Dan
Ribustello, Anthony J.
Mingione, Ernest
Georgiades, James
Pasquale, Art
Ziemba, Karen
Date 2011
Year Range from 2011
Year Range to 2011
Search Terms HHM (Hoboken Historical Museum)
Burchard Auditiorium, Stevens Institute of Technology
Sixth St.
River St.
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hudson Theatre Works
Caption pg [1]
Imagefile 094\20110030017.JPG
Classification Museums