images from Bedtime Stories posterThe rollicking farce “Bedtime Stories” opens this weekend to close the University Players season.

Bedtime Stories to leave University Players audiences laughing

University Players will close its season with the rollicking romp Bedtime Stories by Canadian playwright Norm Foster, running March 31 through April 9 in Essex Hall Theatre.

Gordon McCall returns to University Players to direct this crowd-pleasing adult comedy.

Six hilarious tales linked by one racy radio broadcast feature an ambitious radio shock jock, a responsible middle-aged couple, a woman visiting a dying man she snubbed years ago, two bumbling burglars, a rock star’s young groupie, and an accident-prone stripper.

“It’s a brilliant reminder of the strength of love and friendship in one very funny package,” says McCall.

Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. On Sunday, April 2, a free “Talk Back” discussion with the actors will follow the performance. Tickets are available online at or by phoning the box office at 519-253-3000, ext. 2808.