Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men is available now for productions beginning January 1, 2019!

Grumpy Old Men is the story of two aging men, Max and John, neighbors, who have been feuding for most of their lives. They are re-united in friendship through the love and compassion of their new neighbor across the street, the beautiful, eccentric, and charming Ariel. The 1993 film, which starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, and Ann-Margret was presented by Warner Bros., and written by Mark Steven Johnson (Grumpier Old Men, Daredevil, Simon Birch, Ghostrider).

Watch the trailer of the U.S. Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN as produced by Ogunquit Playhouse

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GRUMPY OLD MEN THE MUSICAL

Book by DAN REMMES

Music by NEIL BERG

Lyrics by NICK MEGLIN

Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by MARK STEVEN JOHNSON

JOHN GUSTAFSON (retired history teacher) – Male, Age 70

MAX GOLDMAN (his neighbor; retired TV repairman) – Male, Age 71

ARIEL TRUAX (college professor; new in town) – Female, Age 52

JACOB GOLDMAN (Max’s son; a lawyer) – Male, Age 39

MELANIE NORTON (John’s daughter; a R.E. agent) – Female, Age 38

SANDRA SNYDER (nefarious tax collector) – Female, Age 40

“GRANDPA” GUSTAFSON (John’s oversexed father) – Male, Age 94

CHUCK BARRELS (owns the town’s general store) – Male, Age 69

PUNKY BARRELS (Chuck’s niece; also new to town) – Female, Age 55

ENSEMBLE (5 men; 3 women)

HARRY the accident-prone postman delivers mail to

TIM the dubious minister who is married to

UNIS the avian addict while

STAN the polka champion is browbeaten by his wife

FRAN the town gossip

KARLA caffeinates all, including

BO and LO who appear as movers, orderlies and other random duos

(The actor playing KARLA also portrays the NURSE.)

Keyboard 1

Reed 1

Reed 2

Trumpet

Trombone

Violin

Guitar

Keyboard 2

Bass

Drums