Come and celebrate Pinole Community Players, a wonderful theater company that has collaborated with and supported Masquers for years! Many Masquers members are featured in the cast and crew. June 9th is a special benefit performance for Masquers. When you make your reservation, mention Masquers. If you are booking online, please type “MASQUERS” in the special request box. Thanks so much for your support of Pinole Community Players! We will see you at the show!

Tickets: $20-$25

Buy tickets online at or by calling 510-724-9844

(M) = Masquers Member

A Play by Neil Simon
Directed By Arthur Atlas (M)
Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical comedy about chaos in the writers’ room at a 1950s comedy TV show. A gaggle of eccentric comedy writers try to support their star, a charismatic lunatic modeled on Sid Caesar, as the network slowly chips away at his comic vision.

Karina Aragon,  Jason Berner(M)Kevin Burns, Bruce Kaplan, Jeff Lowe,
Michael O’Brien (M), Mark Shepard, Shauna Shoptaw, Carl Smith (M)

Assistant Director Janet O’Brien
Set Designer Fernando Beltran Ochoa Smith
Costume Designer Janet O’Brien
Lighting Designer Michael O’Brien (M)



“Old style comedy: fast and furious.” – The Wall Street Journal

“One of [Simon’s] funniest…Comedy, comedy all the way.” – Newsweek

“Enough laughs per minute to assure [it] a long run and many happy audiences.” – USA Today

“The funniest comedy on Broadway in years and likely to remain the funniest comedy on Broadway for years.” – Variety