Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a "night on the town" means a few rounds of bingo... and a few rounds of beer. Where this month's paycheck covers last month's bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from her dollar store job. Scrambling to make ends meet, Margie looks up an old flame who's made it out of Southie and might just be the break she's been looking for. This fierce and funny new play was nominated for a 2011 Tony® Award for Best Play.

Content Advisory: Recommended for ages 12 and up. Contains strong language.

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Good People

March 23 - April 14, Allen Theatre

written by David Lindsay-Abaire
directed by Laura Kepley
co-produced with Syracuse Stage

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I love this play. Go see it. Right now.

- The Plain Dealer, Cleveland

I'm a Broadway Season Subscriber and have attended 3 shows from the Playhouse Series. more Good People was my favorite show this past season. LOVED IT!

- Cindy, Chagrin Falls

Loved it! Loved it! Loved it! My 16 yr. old granddaughter & I couldn't stop more laughing uncontrollably. She performs at her high school in Bedford Hts, O. and thoroughly enjoyed the performance (as a novice). We both love "live theater". "Bell, Book & Candle" was gr8 also.

- Jennie G., East Cleve O.

This piece offers what good theater should to the spectator: engaging, funny and at the more same time thought provoking, excellent actors, outstanding performance, well written piece.

- RGallo, N. Royalton

Fantastic show! Writing, acting and directing were all terrific, and the sets were excellent, more as usual. Right up there with best productions we have seen at CPH, including The Whipping Man.

- MGW, Mentor, OH

This show has it all: great cast, believable characters, witty, fast paced regional dialog, more versatile set, high energy, pathos, wit, morality, social commentary, compelling story line, fine writing.....what more could we want? One of the finest shows we've ever seen here in many, many years (and there's been some stiff competition!) Loved it. Thank you.

- Carol, Lodi

This play was outstanding! One of the best I have seen in a long time!

- wf , Pepper Pike

Loved every part of this play (dialogue, acting, sets) -- my fave of the season!!!

- Ellen D., Cleveland

I loved loved the play last night. Loved loved every character.

- Barbara F., Cleveland

What a mesmerizing, laugh-out-loud yet moving theatrical experience. Kudos to everyone involved in this production. more I didn't want the story to end!

- Paige R., Westlake

The Cleveland production of Good People had the entire audience laughing from start to finish. more I haven't experienced that many people laughing so loud in public in a long time. On top of that the story really got me thinking afterwards about social classes and the source of personal success. Thought provoking and hilarious. Check this out while you can!

- Nick Borelli, Cleveland

Excellent! Very entertaining, made me laugh! Hilarious, yet very thought provoking.

- Jenny K, Avon, Ohio

Outstanding!!














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Laughed until I cried and cried until I laughed.

- tommie, garfield hts

Great acting, directing and fabulous set. I stirring somewhat disturbing reality of the dissection more between upper and middle class.

- Elisa Weizman, Solon

I enjoyed the show alot! My fav character was Jean. She is hilarious. more The play got really intense for a hot moment but overall it is funny.

- NS, Cleveland ohio

This is a must see for anyone that loves a compelling story with a little more bit of laughter!

- EJ, Cleveland

Excellent, We enjoyed the show. Since Mr Bloom joined the CPH, the repertoire improved more a lot.

- Judith, Shaker Hts.

Fantastic. Have not enjoyed laughing so much! Great acting and timing was what added more to the pace and humor.

- JJC, Westfield Center

Realistic, hilarious, unexpected. Those are the words that come to mind after seeing "Good People" more last night. The characters are genuine, the script is flawless and I truly enjoyed every minute of the show. The set is phenomenal, but not over-the-top, and the direction was perfect. Bravo, CPH, bravo!

- Brittany L., Cleveland

Outstanding production. What a perfect cast! Certainly the highlight of another exceptional Play more House season.

- John, Lakewood

Hilarious and dramatic, of a caliber and impact comparable to Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? more I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

- Robert Salomon, Cleveland

I was most impressed by both the fine writing by the author as well as more the quality of the production!

- Daniel A Romano, Cleveland

I want to compare the play to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The drama more aspects reminded me of that. But the comedic elements drove beyond that into the stratosphere of greatness. The play is an A+ for depth, drama, charm, and comedy. And for just plain being deeply human.

- mpf, Solon

We are still laughing!!!!!! The entire group of artists were terrific. It was more the best play we have attended in years, and we enjoyed a great number of them. The cast was so real in their characters and this performance just enforced our decision to renew for the 2013 - 2014 season. What a delightful evening we had.

- Ed and June , Middleburg Heights

great show, real people living real lives. Standing O.





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- jam, OLMSTED TWP

Fantastic and absorbing. Love the script and the staging and the acting were terrific.

- Lisa M., Kent, OH

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"I'm still laughing!"

- LKA, Mayfield Hts

Best show of this season! Thank you.

- AJV, Cleveland

This was the best show that I have ever seen at the Cleveland Play House, more and as a season ticket holder, I have seen a lot. Having lived in Boston, I found that it rang true and left me with the feeling that someone's life could change radically in an instant. It is a play that stays with you long after it is over. Don't miss it!

- Jan Mottinger, Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Truly enjoyed the play last night. Very thought provoking story line. I've been thinking more about it ever since. The actors brought the story to life. Wonderful performance.

- Kathie, Huron, OH

Excellent Show!!! Have Highly recommended to everyone I talk with - this is a must more see!!!

- Joanne G., Moreland Hills

Great performance. Dramatic, funny and very enjoyable.

- SAL, Willoughby

great show great cast---everyone should see this







not a more happy show not a sad show just what we all are -----Good People

- Bob and Vicki, Mentor

Best play I have seen in years! Must see!

- Vince, Shaker Hts

Great show. Wonderful casting and terrific acting. We all enjoyed it.

- JW, Solon

Outstanding, EXCELLENT, script, directing,actors! Perhaps the best presentation by CPH in many years.

- RVH, Cuyahoga Falls , Ohio

"Good People" is full of quick wit and keeps the audience laughing but, a whole more it also makes you think about some very serious and somber social truths.

- JMM, Cleveland

The play and actors were excellent. A thoroughly enjoyable production!!

- Nate and Gayle Schneider, Orange Village, Ohio

A wonderful production with a top-notch cast. "Thank You" to the entire team for more producing such a first-class show.

- Richard Hinkelman, Ohio City

It was a great show, and I'd have to say it was the best one more I've seen this year; and it ranks right up there with 39 Steps, which was fabulous.

- Nancy, Cleveland

One of the must-see performances this season... get tickets and put it on your calendar more now before it's too late. The cast was amazing, and the storyline was captivating. The show has a great blend of humor and deep meaning as it highlights the rich/poor dichotomy in society.

- CKH, Mentor

This is a very special play in so many ways. My daughter [who directs more and stage-manages community theatre in Chicago] attended a performance recently and left with nothing but praise for the acting, sets and writing. We both agree that the themes were compelling ... as we've discussed them in the weeks since the performance in Cleveland. Thank you.

- R.Pace, Cleveland


I love this play. Go see it. Right now.

- The Plain Dealer, Cleveland

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