Laughter on the 23rd Floor

                           by Neil Simon
                                   Produced by special arrangements from Samuel French

                               directed by John Wesseling

                                              Performance Dates: October 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, and 30, 2021
                                                    All shows are at 8PM, except Thursday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM

Inspired by the playwright’s youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar’s "Your Show of Shows" with all the attendant comic drama, Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor focuses on the harried writing staff as they frantically scramble to top each others gags while competing for the attention of star madman “Max Prince”.

Warning - Adult language.

Sunset Players will hold open auditions
at The Arts Center at Dunham.

Sunday, July 11th and Monday, July 12th, 2021 - 7 PM

The cast consists of seven men (young to middle age) and two women (early 20s to 30s), all writers on the show.

Auditions will involve cold readings from the script.

If you cannot make the audition dates and are interested in a role, contact John Wesseling at

 to schedule an alternate audition.


                                                      Alice in Wonderland

                         Dramatized by William Glennon

                         Based on the classic by Lewis Caroll

                                       Produced by special arrangement with

                                  The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, IL. 

                               directed by Bob Kelley

Performance Dates: December 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12, 2021

Friday night performances are at 7:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm.


The classic tale of Alice in Wonderland comes to life as a group of performers seeks out Alice to provide "her turn" in Wonderland. As her adventure unfolds, the performers play the many characters Alice encounters along her journey and grows to love.

Cast & Auditions TBA


                                                         Drinking Habits             

                       a Farce by Tom Smith

                                    Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

                               directed by Don Frimming

                                             Performance Dates: Feb 18, 19, 25, 26, 27 and March 3, 4 and 5, 2022

                                                All shows are at 8PM, except Thursday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM

Two nuns at the sisters of Perpetual Sewing are secretly making wine to keep the convent's doors open. When two reporters and former fiancees go undercover to investigate, accusations, mistaken identities, and romances ensue in this laugh-out-loud farce.


Cast & Auditions TBA



                                                          TWO by TWO

                                      Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Martin                               Charnin, Book by Peter Stone

                                      Based on the play The Flowering Peach by                              Clifford Odets
                                         Produced by special arrangement with A Concord Theatricals Title

                             directed by Dennis Murphy

Performance Dates: May 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20 and 21, 2022

All shows are at 8PM, except Thursday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM

Richard Rodgers, one half of the writing team of Rodgers and Hammerstein, wrote the music for this inspirational and hilarious retelling of the Biblical story or Noah.  It seems that the building of the ark was only the first of Noah's many challenges and being chosen by God isn't always smooth sailing.

Cast & Auditions TBA


2021/22 SEASON

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