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MHS Drama Company Presents 'You Can't Take It With You'

Grandpa (Patrick Salerno) listens as Alice (Sarah Klein) tells her mom, Penelope, (Molly Dignam,) and Essie (Holly Block) that she will be having a gentleman caller. Credits: Deena Bell
Emily Pforzheimer works on the sets for “You Can’t Take it With You.” Credits: Deena Bell
Shannon Acosta, Ashley Morales and Derek Volpe move the piano—a prop for the production. Credits: Deena Bell
Crew members John Milanesi (right) goofs around as he, Greg Matuck and Kasey Bell build walls for the set. Credits: Deena Bell
Rachel Goldstein, Lucas McCauley, Aylie Rudge and Sarah Valdes (kneeling) work on one of the props for the show. Credits: Deena Bell
Patrick Salerno, Juliette Sanchez and Sophia Sayegh get in character as they prepare to rehearse a scene. Credits: Deena Bell
Cooper Aquilino, Holly Block, Juliette Sanchez and Sam Mandalon (seated) in rehearsals. Credits: Deena Bell
Patrick Salerno, president of the Drama Company, center, makes some suggestions for the next scene. Credits: Deena Bell
The crew hard at work on the set Credits: Deena Bell

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Mahopac High Drama Company will present a performance of the comedic 1938 play “You Can’t Take it With You,” Thursday, Oct. 20; Friday, Oct. 21; and Saturday, Oct. 22. Curtain each night is at 7 p.m.

This is the story of sweet-natured Alice Sycamore, who falls for banker’s son Tony Kirby. But when she invites her snooty prospective in-laws to dinner to give their blessing to the marriage, Alice’s peculiar extended family, including philosophical grandfather, hapless fledgling ballerina sister, Essie, and fireworks enthusiast father, Paul, might be too eccentric for the staid Kirbys.

The MHS Drama Company has been working very hard to put on this production for everyone to enjoy. The public is invited to come to the Mahopac High School Auditorium for a night of laughter. Tickets are $10.

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