NAPLES, NY (JUNE 2012) - Bristol Valley Theater, the Finger Lakes' award-winning live professional theater continues their 20th Anniversary Season on Main Street with Mary's Wedding, a haunting and heart-stirring romance set at the outset of the First World War. 

The play, which makes its regional premiere at Bristol Valley Theater from June 28 – July 8, was written by Canadian playwright Stephen Massicotte and is sponsored by Impulse!, WCGR Radio and The Talking Phonebook.  Mary’s Wedding tells the story of Charlie and Mary, who duck into a barn to escape a sudden summer storm and find:  each other. Sparks fly and soon the two young people, from different sides of the tracks, are in love. But the war approaches and duty calls Charlie. Will their young love pay the price?

“This is a great play for the 4th of July weekend,” says Bristol Valley Theater Artistic Director, Karin Bowersock., “It's a beautiful tribute to those who serve their country and the loved ones who wait for them.”

Performances run from June 28 – July 8 at the theater at 151 S. Main Street in Naples. There will be a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Wednesday, July 4.  For reservations and further information, call the box office at 585 374-6318 or visit www.bvtnaples.org  Performances times are Thursday – Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2 (first week) and Wednesday at 2, Thursday at 2 and 8, Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2 (second week). Ticket prices range from $33 for adults to $12 for children, with senior, student and group discounts available.

“When I read this play, my heart beat faster” said Bowersock, “If you've ever been in love, this story will move you!”

Mary's Wedding is directed by Suzi Takahashi. The cast features David Kimple and Katie Rose Reynolds.

The Bristol Valley Theater 20th Anniversary Season continues through September 2 with Agatha Christie's Go Back for Murder, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Barefoot in the Park, and Pass the Popcorn, featuring songs from your favorite movies. The season is sponsored by Constellation Brands with additional support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency

Karin Bowersock Bristol Valley Theater (585) 374-9032