I Ought To Be In Pictures


Burnt out screenwriter Herb Tucker’s life is turned upside down when the daughter he abandoned 16 years earlier, suddenly appears at his doorstep. A quirky Brooklyn girl, Libby demands Herb “pay up” for the lost years by launching her career in the movies. Yet, it’s clear from the start that Libby’s real dream is to have a relationship with the father she never knew.  The commitment-shy Herb is reluctant at first, but inspired by Libby’s spirit and determination, decides to give fatherhood another shot. With Simon’s signature blend of warmth and humor, I Ought to Be in Pictures is a poignant comedy reminding us that when it comes to family, it’s never too late to start again.

Presented by Peter's Alley Theatre Productions

Show Type
Running Time
120 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$20 - $30

Discount Tickets Available Student/Seniors $25, Sunday Eves $20

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Schedule Open/Close Dates: 04/21/2017 - 05/21/2017
Sunday 02:30pm03:00pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday ---
Friday 08:00pm--
Saturday 08:00pm--
Important Dates

Extra Performances

  • 04/30/2017 - 7:30pm
  • 05/14/2017 - 7:30pm
Performer Role
Bruce A Rauscher Herb Tucker
Jenna Murphy Libby Tucker
Tanya Bennett Steffy Blondell
Production Personnel
Neil Simon
Aly B. Ettman
Costume Designer
Aly B. Ettman
Set Designer
Dan Remmers
Sound Designer
David G. Jung
Lighting Designer
Peter Caress


Theatre on the Run
3700 S Four Mile Run Dr, Arlington, VA 22206
About the Venue:
An 85-seat black box theater two blocks from downtown Shirlington. The theater is located inside the Arlington Cultural Affairs building.


  • Free onsite parking
  • Street parking


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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