The play, written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard, is at once an affectionate comment on small-town, Southern life and attitudes but also a withering satire of same. The Tuna plays are notable in that two actors play the entire cast of nearly twenty eccentric characters of both genders and various ages. Cast Tuna, Texas is
March, 2019 The 1960’s French Farce adapted for the English-speaking stage featured self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancees, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same
December, 2018 A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation resulting from a supernatural visit by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. Production Director: James PatonProducer: Sue Garret
Set in farm country outside the town of Claremore, Oklahoma Territory, in 1906, Oklahoma! tells the story of farm girl Laurey Williams and her courtship by two rival suitors, cowboy Curly McLain and the sinister and frightening farmhand Jud Fry. A secondary romance concerns cowboy Will Parker and his flirtatious fiancée, Ado Annie.
Fall, 2018 As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 and first published in the First Folio in 1623. The play’s first performance is uncertain, though a performance at Wilton House in 1603 has been suggested as a possibility. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her
March, 2018 Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945. According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. Cast Director Tim Barnes Asst. Director Gary Deas Producer Laura Ewing Barnes
December, 2017 It’s four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, and a colorful parade of eccentric guests arrive at the Snowflake Inn and deck the halls with holiday hilarity. Trina, the harried yet upbeat innkeeper of this B&B, has more than she can handle coping with these nuttier-than-a-fruitcake lodgers. Hoyt and
Fall, 2017 Failing producer Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom, scam a group of elderly women out of their nest eggs by convincing them to invest in a horrendously offensive Third Reich-themed musical secretly intended to bomb the moment it opens. But when high-brow Broadway audiences mistakenly assume “Springtime for Hitler” is a satire,
July, 2017 Benedick and Beatrice are poised against each other in a battle of wits that has had audiences in laughter for centuries. On the Italian village of Messina, on the island of Sicily, three heroes, Don Pedro, Count Claudio and Sir Benedick have returned from war. Their return is met with joy and celebration,
March, 2017 Music Professor Harold Hill has arrived in River City, Iowa, in 1912 for the purpose of forming a boy’s marching band. He swoops into town and creates a false frenzy by declaring the local pool hall as the source of all things immoral. Harold declares that River City’s “Trouble with a capital ‘T’”
Set in the 1940s, It’s A Wonderful Life brings the audience to a live radio broadcast where they get to watch as we put on a radio play of this wonderful play.