Uptown Players closes its 2012 season with the regional premiere of the adult musical, Hello Again, at the Kalita Humphreys Theater.

A musical by Michael John LaChuisa, Hello Again is an adult musical fantasy suggested by Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde. Ten nameless characters pair up in 10 different scenes of sexual pleasure and/or despair. Hello Again crisscrosses beds and jumps from decade-to-decade, intimately examining the painful secrets that drive characters into each other’s arms and towards the bruising effects of reckless passion.

With a score that saturates the mind, Hello Again is a haunting and sensual tale culminating in the The cast includes Linda Leonard, John Campione, Laura Lites, Adam Garst, Beth Albright, Mark Hawkins, Peter DiCesare, Chad Peterson, Stephanie Riggs, Shane Peterman and Aaron White. The musical is under the direction of John de los Santos, Hello Again runs October 5 through October 21, 2012, with performances Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. (no performance October 7).

A special Thursday night performance will take place on October 18 at 8 p.m.

Performances take place at the Kalita Humphreys Theater, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. at Blackburn, Dallas, TX 75219. Tickets are $30 – $40 and can be purchased online at www.uptownplayers.org or by phone at 214-219-2718. Because of its content, this musical is intended for mature audiences only. Rated R for adult situations and brief nudity.

Now in its eleventh season, Uptown Players has gathered a dedicated following with an annual audience base of over 15,000 patrons, including nearly 1000 season subscribers. The response from the community and critics has been remarkable, including over 25 Leon Rabin Awards from the Dallas Theatre League, several hundred “The Column” Awards and 15 Theatre Critics Forum Awards in its first seven seasons. In recent years, Uptown Players has also been named the best theatre company by the Dallas Voice Readers Awards, and the Dallas Observer, and has appeared on the WFAA-A list and Best of Big D – D Magazine. Uptown Players has recently been featured on Good Morning Texas and Daybreak on WFAA. Uptown Players is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, presenting plays and musicals that challenge audiences artistically, build cultural bridges, and strive to create greater positive public awareness and acceptance through the performing arts. There is no other theater group with this unique mission in the Dallas area.