2017-18 Season

It's Only a Play

by Terrence McNally

Love fast-paced comedy?  With a dash of farce and a dollop of slapstick, it's opening night for one of the biggest plays on Broadway.  The show's director, producer, author and star are in a panic.  What will the reviewers think?  Will the show flop or flourish?  In this hilarious and biting take on modern show business, nothing is out of bounds and no celebrity is safe from its satirical wrath!  It's Only a Play takes you backstage like never before with outlandish humor and wry wit.  No need to consult The New York Times, It's Only a Play is a surefire hit that will leave audiences in stitches writing their very own reviews right on the Farmers Alley Theatre Facebook page!



221 Farmers Alley



Director David Alpert

Technical Director Jeff Lindquist

Stage Manager Roger W. Burleigh*

Lighting Designer Katie Gruenhagen

Scenic Designer George Eric Perry

Costume Designer Lissa Hartridge & Sarah Maurer

Prop Designer/ASM Savannah Draper

Sound Design Garrett Gagnon


James Vince Kracht

Peter Aral Gribble*

Virginia Tara Nulty

Julia Kate Thomsen*

Gus Jono Mammel

Frank Dwight L. Trice, Jr.

Ira Michael Scheidt



Everyone's talking about IT'S ONLY A PLAY!

VIDEO: Critics are in love with IT'S ONLY A PLAY

Mar 21, 2018

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EncoreMichigan.com Review: IT'S ONLY A PLAY

Mar 12, 2018 / Encore Michigan

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Dwight Trice & Vince Kracht

RevueWM Review: IT's only a play

Mar 12, 2018 / Revue West Michigan

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VIDEO: It's Only a Play Trailer w/David Alpert

Mar 12, 2018

Director David Alpert shares all the details about the hilarious Broadway comedy about the comedy of Broadway, IT'S ONLY A  PLAY, running thru March 25th.

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IT'S ONLY A PLAY: WKZO interview w/Rob Weiner

Mar 6, 2018 / WKZO

The cast of "It's Only a Play"

IT'S ONLY A PLAY opens March 9th!

Mar 2, 2018

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VIDEO: Putting on a play is never easy!

Mar 2, 2018

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