STEPHEN UNDERWOOD, center, as Mr. Pinchley, Kelly Caufield (right kneeling) as Belle and the company perform “Deep Down Inside” from Good Theater’s production of “Little Me.”

STEPHEN UNDERWOOD, center, as Mr. Pinchley, Kelly Caufield (right kneeling) as Belle and the company perform “Deep Down Inside” from Good Theater’s production of “Little Me.”

PORTLAND — Good Theater’s production of “Little Me,” a musical comedy by Neil Simon, Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh, continues this weekend at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St.

“Little Me” stars Stephen Underwood who plays seven men in the life of one woman. This show was originally written as a vehicle for Sid Caesar.

Most recently, Martin Short played the roles on Broadway in a 1998-99 revival.

Underwood is joined by Kelly Caufield- Lawson as Younger Belle and Lynne McGhee as Older Belle. Also in the cast of 13 are: Glenn Anderson, Todd Daley, Marie Dittmer, Betsy Melarkey Dunphy, Meredith Lamothe, Jen Means, Erik Moody, John U. Robinson, Andrew Sawyer and Tyler Sperry.

“Little Me” is directed by Brian P. Allen with musical direction by Victoria Stubbs, leading the three-piece band, and choreography by Tyler Sperry.

A Good Theater release describes the play as follows:

In “Little Me,” Belle relates her story to Patrick Dennis. As Belle recalls her quest for wealth, culture and social position, her house staff helps her enact the story of her life. From her very humble beginnings in Drifters Row through her travels on the S.S. Gigantic to her turn as a “ star” in Hollywood, Belle’s journey is a hilarious story of rags to riches.

In keeping with the original concept of “ Little Me,” to have one actor play all seven men in Belle’s life, director Allen has taken the concept one step further by having all of the actors in the show play multiple characters.

Performances will run through April 1.

Curtain times are 7 p. m. Wednesdays and Thursdays ($20), 7:30 p.m. Fridays ($25) and Saturdays ($30) and 2 p.m. Sundays ($30). A special matinee is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. March 24.

For more information or reservations, call 885-5883 or check the website: www.goodtheater.com.


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