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Old Ringers

By Joe Simonelli

Director: Alexandra Bates
Dedicated to: Richard Joyce

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Fighting to overcome the shrinking economy and their shrinking pocketbooks, four senior women come up with the brilliant idea to start a home phone sex service after receiving an unsolicited obscene phone call! You’ll laugh at the lighter side of economic downturns with this bawdy comedy.  Note: This play contains adult themes, language, and humor.

Produced by special arrangement with Joe Simonelli

Meet Playwright Joe Simonelli on October 18 and 19

On October 18 and 19, meet Joe Simonelli, playwright and author of “Old Ringers,” for a talk-back immediately following the show. Learn about his inspiration for the play, ask questions, and get your playbill signed!


Kay Wylie-Jacob as Diane
Alexandra Bates as Amanda
Cindy Hile as Kathy Ann
Marie Prasek as Verna
Jackie Weiner as Rose
Ty Szumigala as Harry
Gregg Birr as Tony

Director’s Bio

Alexandra Bates Acting Teacher The Marco Players

Alexandra Bates brings to The Marco Players an extensive theater background and experience as a writer, singer, director, and an actor. With over 15 years’ experience in theater, she has most recently worked professionally in film, television and commercials.

Alexandra has received the highest level of recognition for her work from the Screen Actors Guild including her work on the National V8 commercials. She was selected as a finalist by Young Performer’s Studio for an intensive training where she received multiple offers by LA agents.

She studied under former LA casting director and acting coach Laurel Vouvray who studied directly under Sanford Meisner, the developer of the Meisner Technique.

Her favorite roles included Roxie Hart in Chicago, Annette in God of Carnage and Lotty Wilton in Enchanted April.