The Miss Firecracker Contest at Laurel Mill Playhouse, June 26-July 12

The Miss Firecracker Contest at Laurel Mill Playhouse, June 26-July 12

The Miss Firecracker Contest
by Beth Henley
Directed by Patrick Pase
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Friday June 26, 2015 through Sunday July 12, 2015
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M., Sunday matinee performances on June 28, July 5 and July 12 at 2:00 P.M.

In the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, a few days before the Fourth of July. Carnelle Scott (known locally as “Miss Hot Tamale”) is rehearsing furiously for the Miss Firecracker Contest—hoping that a victory will salvage her tarnished reputation and allow her to leave town in a blaze of glory. The unexpected arrival of her cousin Elain, a former Miss Firecracker winner, and her eccentric brother, Delmount, leads to a denouement of unparalleled hilarity, compassion and moving lyricism.

Performances run weekends from Friday June 26, 2015 through Sunday July 12, 2015 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. For reservations, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2. For further information visit the web site at http://www.laurelmillplayhouse.org or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

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