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Greater Tuna

By Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, & Ed Howard

Directed by Marc Comstock

Greater Tuna, the off-beat comedy set in Tuna, the "third smallest town" in Texas where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. Actors Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd team up to play over twenty of Tuna's eccentric inhabitants, from gun-clubbers to church ladies, in a quick changing two man tour-de-force that celebrates and satirizes the quirks of small town life. Greater Tuna will leave you with a smile on your face for some time to come!
June 30-August 6, 2017. Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm. Tickets: $22.

Staged Reading: A Jar of Sea & Sand By Joseph Sorrentino

July 22, 2017 Sat 1pm

Playwright's Synopsis:
A Jar of Sea and Sand is a draft of a new play loosely based on my experiences with my aging parents, especially my father. As I watched his struggles with advanced dementia, I started to question what we, as a family, were doing and what we, as a society, could or should do. Science and medicine are basically keeping us alive long enough to ensure that almost all of us will eventually suffer from dementia or Alzheimer's. There...

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Reviews for Greater Tuna

Posted: July 11, 2017.

"Two men playing all of the parts, including the females, makes for a madcap two hours.... Director Marc Comstock gets Tuna and you will, too. (-Stephanie Hainsfurther for Talkin' Broadway Regional Reviews)

"This is an extremely funny show, as well-done or better than anything you will find in New York or Chicago." (Matthew Yde for The Albuquerque Journal)

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