Tickets are now on sale for "Greater Tuna" the first of two fall offerings in the Eunice Players' Theatre's 40th anniversary season. The play runs September 12, 16, 17, and 19 at 7:00 p.m., and September13 and 20 at 2:00 p.m. The dinner theatre performance is September 15 at 6:00 p.m. Dinner consists of barbeque chicken and fixin's with apple pie for dessert. Tickets are $10 (additional $15 for dinner) and available at David Ltd. Hair and Nail Salon, 204 S. Second St., Eunice, or by calling 546-0163. Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
Directed by Ching Wasmuth, and written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard, the play stars Kevin Miller (above left) and Van Reed (above right). Each actor portrays 10 different characters: strange men, old women, children, even Yippy the Dog. Quick costume changes and a variety of characterizations showcase the talents of these two veteran actors whose names are synonymous with high quality comedy.
The play itself, about a day in the life of the odd citizens of Tuna,Texas’ third-smallest town, has won rave reviews as a sure-fire hit on Broadway and in community theatres across America. Season tickets may still be purchased by calling 457-2156 or 546-0163. For $20 a season ticket includes 2 shows, reservation rights for seating, and an invitation and voting privileges for the 40th Annual Irving Awards. Angel and patron packages are also available for purchase. The theatre is located at 121 S. Second St. in Eunice.