Weathervane Playhouse will open the 2009 season with the Neil Simon musical "Sweet Charity."

Weathervane Playhouse will open the 2009 season with the Neil Simon musical "Sweet Charity."

Maggie Taylor of Columbus will play the title role of dance hall hostess Charity Hope Valentine. The cast also includes Weathervane favorites Samantha Mastrian and Brice Corder of Granville and Dennis Kohler of Newark and Morgan McCann, the 2008 Theatre Roundtable Award winner for best actor.

Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 4, through Saturday, June 6, and 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, through Saturday, June 13.

For ticket information, visit www.weathervaneplayhouse.org or call (740) 366-4616.