Half Baked

Central Park Players is proud to present the WORLD PREMIERE of Joe Simonelli’s comedy, Half Baked.

Performance Dates

  • March 8, 9, 15, 16 @ 7:30 PM
  • March 17 @ 2:30 PM


  • January 8 & 9 @ 7PM
  • Registration @ 6:30 PM
  • Callbacks by invitation on January 10
  • Read Through on January 11

Production Staff

  • Director: Laurie Strait
  • Assistant Director: Ashley Zimmerman


  • Jay Allen; 50-65
  • Martha Allen; 50-65
  • Sonny Allen; 50-65
  • Veronica Allen; 50-65
  • Marty Minkoff; 50 – 65
  • Nadia 45-55
  • Ethan Preston 20-25

About Half Baked

Retired brothers Jay and Sonny Allen move to central Florida with their wives Martha and Veronica to open a cafe. When the business starts failing and their nest egg dries up, they take drastic action to try to generate some cash. Action that includes murder for life insurance money, pod casts and baking cannabis into the appetizers to ‘stimulate’ business!

However, when Martha’s old boyfriend, detective Marty Minkoff as well as Nadia, a fortysomething Latvian loan shark whom Jay owes money to, arrive on the scene, things get complicated! Throw into the mix a twenty-something millennial who’s never heard of Elvis Presley, but sounds and acts exactly like him, and you soon have a recipe for hilarity!…Joe Simonelli’s plays have been delighting audiences in the U.S, Canada and the U.K. since 2001.

HALF BAKED (A Farcical Farce) by Joe Simonelli and Lori Jean Sigrist