The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts season continues as the musical Why Do Fools Fall in Love? by Roger Bean opens on Thursday, February 28, featuring a whole jukebox of sixties hits, including “My Boy Lollipop,” “I Will Follow Him,” “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” “Hey There, Lonely Boy” and many more, including the title song, “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?”
The story is set at a party where four girlfriends gather to celebrate an upcoming wedding. As the drinks flow, the girls discover more about each other’s love lives than they had ever imagined. It’s a show about friendship, set to the beat of the newfangled rock and roll music of the era.
The cast includes Jennifer Araya as Millie, Danielle Meo as Flo, Kiri Crawford as Dee Dee, and Danielle Muething as Sally. Dan Doerger directed the production, with choreography by Greg Underwood. The music director is Sherry McCamley, and Erin Meyer is the stage manager.
Why Do Fools Fall in Love runs from February 28 to March 24 at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Avenue, in West Price Hill. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances are at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday matinees are at 2:00 p.m. Audio Description Service will be available for the show on Saturday, March 2, at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets are $23 for adults and $20 for seniors and students and can be purchased online (ticket fees apply) or by calling the box office at 513-241-6550. Visit the Covedale Center’s website for more information about Why Do Fools Fall in Love or for more information about subscriptions or upcoming shows.