Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Two is sometimes a crowd in Harlequin’s ‘First Date’

There are a lot more than two people meeting on any “First Date,” as Harlequin Productions’ summer musical reveals. The romantic comedy is set on an unlikely blind date between investment banker Aaron (Bruce Haasl) and artsy Casey (Christie Murphy-Oldright). As the evening progresses, their family members, friends and exes appear, illuminating their pasts and personalities.

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Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
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