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Theater takes steps toward conflict resolution with ‘Barefoot in the Park’

Theater takes steps toward conflict resolution with ‘Barefoot in the Park’

If the holidays happened to inflame tensions among family members, friends or neighbors, the Glendale Centre Theatre’s production of “Barefoot in the Park,” a comedy about resolving household conflicts, could help mend those rifts.

The play was written by Neil Simon and opened on Broadway in 1963. It was later adapted into a feature film starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda as the naive newlyweds whose relationship woes are exasperated by a meddling mother, an inattentive landlord and six flights of stairs between the street and their apartment.

The local production is directed by George Strattan — who has previously directed more than 70 plays at the Glendale Centre Theatre...

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