Monday, October 25, 2021

“Nana’s Naughty Knickers” Island Theater Company Brings Comedy to Marco



Tickets are now on sale for “Nana’s Naughty Knickers,” the Island Theater Company’s upcoming comedy written by Katherine DiSavino and sponsored by Centennial Bank.

The show features Bridget and her grandmother about to become roommates in Nana’s rent controlled Upper East Side New York apartment. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling handmade naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area!

Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her Nana get arrested – or worse! – evicted?

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Carol Lewis, as Sylvia Charles, a senior living like she’s in her early twenties. The mastermind behind Saucy Slips, Etc. and the proud tenant of a rent controlled apartment. Carol’s last role was as Martha Brewster in “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

Judy Daye, as Vera Walters, Sylvia’s aged accomplice who is equipped with two hearing aids and a collapsible walker. Judy’s last featured role was as Abby Brewster in “Arsenic and Old Lace” followed by a part in “Saga of Roaring Gulch.”

Abby Yetter, Bridget Charles, is Sylvia’s unsuspecting, 20-something, soonto be law-student granddaughter. Abby has performed in over 50 shows with theaters around the country. Abby’s most recent role was Miss Hannigan in ITC’s “Annie, Jr.” She was featured in the 2nd Annual Singing Broadway.

Ron Trebilcock, as Tom O’Grady, the newest cop on the force, happily assigned the beat where Sylvias’s apartment is. This is Ron’s first role on Marco Island. Coincidentally, Ron’s first two TV roles were playing cops.

John Moulton, as Gil Schmidt, plays the overly eager landlord who is trying to rid himself of his aged tenants. John made his stage debut In “Mama Won’t Fly” and has performed in “Blame It On Beckett,” “Saga of Roaring Gulch,” and “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

Catherine Clausen-Neff plays Heather Van Pree, an employee of Saucy Lips who is always looking for her lost boxes and her dream job as a model. Cathy was bitten by the acting bug in her first production, “Mama Won’t Fly.” She has appeared in “Bridesmaids,” “Saga of Roaring Gulch,” and “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

Carol Clarke, Clair is a “big” client of Saucy Slips, Etc. She was first cast in ITC’s opening season in “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” and last season’s “Men Are Dogs.”

Also featured in the production is Jay Terzis, as the slightly bored and always sarcastic voice who can be heard from the downstairs front desk.

Performances are March 23-25, April 6-8 and 12-14 at the Rose History Auditorium, 180 S. Heathwood, Marco Island. Showtimes are at 7:30 PM with matinees on March 25th and April 8th at 2:30 PM.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at, Centennial Bank at 615 Elkcam Circle, the Historical Museum Gift Shop at 180 S. Heathwood or call 239-394-0080, or at the door a half hour prior to the show.

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