FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BARBARA OLEYNICK AT 203-209-0056, or ANSON SMITH AT 203-332-5229

HCC PROFESSOR’S COMEDY TO BE STAGED AT 21 DANIEL STREET

The 2008 Neurotic Olympics, an uproarious comedy by Milford author/playwright and Housatonic Community College English Professor Barbara Oleynick, will open Wednesday, Oct. 1 at The Daniel Street Café, 21 Daniel Street in Milford for an indefinite run. The play focuses on Dr. Gustaf Goodenough, a noted psychiatrist who tires of the traditional way of treating patients and tries something new: an Olympic-type competition in which four of his patients vie for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. This year’s events are: The Psycho Solo Sign-in, the “It’s All About Me” Volley, Dancing with the Deranged, and lastly General Over-all Unwellness and Most Desperate Life. The audience is the judge, choosing winners in the sign-in, introduction, most unwell and most desperate lives category. The play, with a hilarious surprise ending, is designed to provide the audience with affordable comic relief in economically troubles times. On Oct 1, performances will be held at 7 and 9:30 p.m., to be followed by a matinee performance Sunday, Oct. 5 at 2 pm. Performances will be staged Wednesdays and Sundays indefinitely at the same times Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students – they’re $20 and $15 respectively at the door. Advance tickets for a table of four costs $50 for adults and $35 for students. To order tickets, visit the play’s website at www.neuroticolympics.com.