March, 2015
Day Night Line

Greater Tuna

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Greater Tuna is the hilarious comedy about Texas' third smallest town, where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are portrayed by only seven performers, making this satire on life in rural America even more delightful as they depict all of the inhabitants of Tuna -- men, women, children and animals.

The show began as a simple party skit based on a political cartoon more than 25 years ago in Austin, Texas. Talented creators Joe Sears, Jaston Williams and Ed Howard were the imaginative authors that parlayed the sketch into a critically acclaimed production which has entertained audiences across the country ever since.

Playwright: Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard
Director: Bob Merzoian
Auditions: Monday, January 26 and Tuesday, January 27 at 6:00pm in the Barn lobby
Run Dates: March 27, 28, April 3, 4, 10 & 11 (Friday & Saturday evenings)
March 29, & April 12 (Sunday matinees)
(8 performances - Note: No performance Easter Sunday, April 5)
Sunday Brunch: April 12 at 12:30pm - Cost is $14.00 per person
Brunch Reservations are required by Wednesday, April 8.
Cast: Bob Merzoian - Petey Fisk, Vera Carp, R. R. Snavely and Phinas Blye
Ralph Bourne - Arles Struvie and Chad Hartford
Pam Putnam Bourne - Bertha Bumiller and Yippy
Blaise Vanderhorst - Stanley Bumiller
Vince Black - Elmer Watkins, Charlene Bumiller, Sheriff Givens and Rev. Spikes
Dick Jameson - Leonard Childers, Thurston Wheelis, Hank Bumiller and Harold Dean Lattimer
Sharon Hall - Pearl Burras, Jody Bumiller and Didi Snavely
Production: Producer - Sharon Hall
Lighting and Sound - Mike Proctor
Stage Manager - Jeanette Jameson
Cast Photo Standing: Blaise, Pam (Holding Yippy), Bob, Sharon & Vince
Seated: Ralph & Dick