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Run For Your Wife

March 6 - 22

by Ray Cooney

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

Run For Your Wife Promises Non-Stop Laughter At Myers Dinner Theatre!

A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his irregular work schedule. His wives love him because he's the sweetest, most lovable and cheerful husband in the world.  Until one day he does something heroic by saving an old bag lady from two young muggers. John's ideal existence is immediately threatened by the press, the police and his best friend Gary, who, in attempting to help John cover up his marital deception, only achieves further mayhem. Complication after complication arise as he attempts to keep his double life from exploding during this superb example of a British Farce.

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A Note from the Director...

Matthew C. Scott


Run For Your Wife Cast

Mary Smith: Harli Cooper

Barbara Smith: Sarah Hayes

John Smith: Jason Ryan Wallace
Detective Sergeant Troughton: Martin Flowers
Stanley Gardner: Jeremy Littlejohn
Newspaper Reporter: Jacob Ault
Detective Sergeant Porterhouse: Don Hart
Bobby Franklyn: Travis Bird

Run For Your Wife Staff

Executive Producer: Donna Myers

Artistic Director: Jeremy Littlejohn
Matthew C. Scott

Production Stage Manager: Sydney Runion
Technical Director:
Gary Michael

Costume Designer: Donna Myers

Lighting Designer: Jeremy Littlejohn
Properties Master: Sydney Runion

Master Carpenter: Ted DeVore

Box Office Mgr: Bill Rubenstein

Bookkeeper: Tom Bess


The action of the play takes place in the home of John and Mary Smith in Wimbledon, and the home of John and Barbara Smith in Streatham. The play is in two acts. The action is continuous and takes place one sunny summer morning. 

Who's Who in the Cast...

Jacob Ault (Newspaper Reporter)


Travis Bird (Bobby Franklyn)


is from Decatur, Indiana, and graduated from Ball State University. Their favorite roles include Jesus in Godspell, Roger in Grease, Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, and Pap / The King in Big River. They have done four tours with Missoula Children’s Theater. They would like to thank their family and friends for their support.

Harli Cooper (Mary Smith)


is from Louisville, KY and recently made that her home base. She has worked at multiple regional theatres, including Derby Dinner Playhouse, Cumberland County Playhouse, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, and Florida Repertory Theatre amongst others. Favorite roles include Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Janet in The Drowsy Chaperone, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, and Katherine in NEWSIES. Much love to her fiancée, Blake, and her awesome parents for all of the love, support, and applause.

Martin Flowers (Troughton)


Don Hart (Det. Sgt. Porterhouse)


Sarah Hayes (Barbara Smith)


is delighted to be back in the 'Boro for her second season at MDT! Originally from Iowa, she received her BFA in Acting/Directing from The University of Arizona and then returned to Iowa because they have the best sweet corn. Memorable roles include Cathy Hiatt in The Last Five Years, Deb in Elf, Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show, Soap Star in Menopause the Musicaland Cassius in Julius Caesar. In between acting contracts, she can be found singing for her supper as a proud member of The Bootleggers (performing waitstaff) at Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island, IL. This show is for her Golden Girls.

Jeremy Littlejohn (Stanley Gardner)


grew up north of here in Elkhart, Indiana, and has been working in the theatre profession as an Actor, Director & Administrator for nearly a quarter of a century. Some of his notable acting projects include John Adams in 1776, Father Flynn in Doubt, Sancho in Man of La Mancha, Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest, Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden, Yvan in Art, Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz, Oscar in The Odd Couple, and the title role in Shrek. In addition to being an Actor / Director, Jeremy is also an accomplished Lighting Designer, Stage Manager and Teacher.; IG: @jeremy.littlejohn

Sydney Runion (Production Stage Manager)


is so thankful to be returning home to MDT for her second season as Production Stage Manager. She has worked here since she was a child, appearing in multiple shows throughout the years, and is truly honored to be making such exciting strides with this company. Some of her favorite productions that she has performed in are Neil Simon's The Odd Couple, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, Oklahoma!, State Fair, The Diary of Anne Frank. Alice in Wonderland, The Rocky Horror Show, Charley’s Aunt, and her favorite, We Need a Title, an original show she and her best friend co-wrote. Sydney would like to thank Jeremy for his constant support and everything he has given her, her family and friends for their love and support, and her dear Allen for always being there through everything.  

Matthew C. Scott (Director)


is originally from Orbisonia, PA and is happy to be returning to MDT to direct Run For Your Wife, after having directed our very successful holiday production of A Christmas Carol Musical, and appearing as Sipos in She Loves Me and Ira in Steeple People. Matthew has worked as a professional Actor / Director for 23 years! Some of his favorite directing credits include Run For Your Wife at Cornwell’s Dinner Theatre, Forever Plaid at the Grace Theatre, and Pump Boys and Dinettes, Plain and Fancy and Miracle on 34th Street at the Round Barn Theatre.

Jason Ryan Wallace (John Smith)