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[Heartfelt Comedy]

Love of family is the mantra that runs throughout this endearingly warm-hearted comedy by Joe DiPietro. The audience is taken on a sweet and sentimental journey to grandparent's house in Hoboken, New Jersey. At the heart of the plot is a tight-knit Italian-American family. Nick Christano is a 29-year old marketing executive who dutifully visits his four grandparents every Sunday for dinners which are governed by "the three F's" - family, faith, and food. One Sunday he has an exciting, though devastating announcement: He's being promoted to a new position in Seattle. As Nick is their only relative left in the area, the prospect of losing him calls for some heavy Golden-Ager artillery.

Rated: PG; Contains adult situations.

AUGUST 11-13, 17-20, 24-27 @ 7:30PM


Ben Avery (Nick)
Mary Close (Emma)

Tony Peraino (Nunzio)
*Lindsay Tallian (Caitlin)
G.M. Bud Thompson (Frank)
Stacey Wykoski (Aida)

* = Circle Debut

Production Team

Penelope Notter Director   
Andrew Schneider Stage Manager
Don Wilson Scenic Designer
Meeka Postman Lighting Designer
Tim Schmidt Sound Designer
Kelly Lucas Costume Designer   
Michael Wilson Properties Designer


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Special Events 

The Lobby Bar | AUGUST 12

Serving wine and Michigan craft beer throughout the summer at Circle Theatre. The bar is open 30 minutes before the show, and after the show! Click HERE to learn more!


Production Sponsor

Interested in becoming one of our 2016 Sponsors for Over the River and Through the Woods? Click here for our 2016 Sponsorship DeckIt’s how you’ll learn more about us, what we have to offer, and the unique opportunities that you have as a Circle Sponsor. We encourage you to reach out to Noddea Skidmore, Director of Audience Development, at nskidmore@circletheatre.org for additional information

$25 General Public, $23 Season Flex Pass Holders, $12.50 Rush*
*Rush Price Tickets are available from 5PM - 7:30PM the night of the performance.