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‘Nana’s Naughty Knickers’ play dates, times and cast list


Play:  Nana’s Naughty Knickers

Playwright: Katherine DiSavino (currently a writer/producer on Apple TV’s Silo; a 2019 Sundance Episodic Lab fellow, and was featured on Tracking Board’s “Young & Hungry” list of the top 100 New Writers in Hollywood)

Genre:  Farce, Romantic Comedy

Synopsis: Bridget has arrived in New York to spend the summer with her favorite Nana. But the relaxing summer she’s envisioned quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget when she discovers that her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her rent-controlled apartment – selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her Nana get arrested? Or worse! – evicted?

What the Critics Say:

  • Nana’s Naughty Knickers is a slick comedy by a new playwright … the dialog is crisp and funny, and the action fast-paced … this Senior Citizen’s sexy sideline will have you in stitches!” ~ Lancaster Journal
  • “The flickering TV ghost of Lucille Ball smiles down on Nana’s Naughty Knickers.” Detroit Free Press
  • “Audiences may laugh themselves right out of their knickers…[the play] flows in a perfect rhythm, and hits every high and low note of comedy.” The Dayton Examiner
  • “[A] hearty, laugh-out-loud-great time.” River Cities Reader
  • “A swirly, brightly colored serving of cotton candy…light and sweet and eager to please.” Quad-Cities Online

Director: Laura LeRoy


  • Sylvia Charles (the mastermind behind Saucy Slips, Etc.): Vicki Zielazny
  • Vera Walters (Sylvia’s saucy accomplice who can’t hear anything even though she’s equipped with two hearing aids): Denise McKiernan
  • Bridget Charles (Sylvia’s unsuspecting, 20-something, soon-to-be-law-student granddaughter:  Rosie DeLeon
  • Tom O’Grady (the newest cop on the force, happily assigned the beat where Sylvia’s apartment):  John Strealy
  • Gil Schmidt (the landlord, overly eager to rid himself of his aged tenants):  Chris Durgo
  • Heather Van Pree (Saucy Lips’ erstwhile employee who’s looking for better opportunities, a modeling career, or just her boxes): Maryann Connolly
  • Clair (Sylvia’s big client): Suzanne Davies
  • UPS Man:  Don Cortes
  • Voice:  Don McKiernan

Play Dates: February 9-18, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. and at 3:00 p.m. on Sundays

Tickets:  For tickets, please call 239-772-5862 or visit

Place:  Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33990.

February 8, 2024.

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