A Tuna Christmas by the Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Nov 3-19

A Tuna Christmas by the Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Nov 3-19

A Tuna Christmas
By Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard.
Directed by: Ken Kienas

November 3-19, 2017
Week 1: November 3rd and 4th at 8 pm, November 5th at 2 pm
Week 2: Novemer 10th at 8 pm, November 11th at 2pm and 8 pm, November 12th at 2 pm
Week 3: November 17th and 18th at 8pm, November 19th at 2pm

Location: Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

It’s Christmas in Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies! Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities. It’s 24 hours before Christmas and the delightfully eccentric characters of Tuna attempt to cope with seasonal traumas such as the disaster prone little theatre production of A Christmas Carol, and a yard-decorating contest being sabotaged by a mysterious Christmas phantom.

General Admission – $22.00, Seniors (62+) & Students – $17.00.
Group Rates(10 or more people): General Admission, Seniors (62+), Students – $15.00.

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Auditions for A Tuna Christmas by the Bowie Community Theatre, Aug 28-29

Auditions for A Tuna Christmas by the Bowie Community Theatre, Aug 28-29

The Bowie Community Theatre announces auditions for:

A Tuna Christmas
By Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard.
Directed by: Ken Kienas

Bowie Community Theatre announces auditions for “A Tuna Christmas” by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. Auditions will be held on Monday, August 28, and Tuesday, August 29, from 7:00pm – 9:30pm at the Kenhill Center, 2614 Kenhill Dr. in Bowie MD. Call-backs, if needed, will be held Thursday, August 31.

The director will cast 2 to 6 men or women able to play characters of various ages and sexes. There are 22 characters in the play. It was originally written and played by 2 men. Actors are required to take on various personalities with quick costume changes as they exit and come back on stage. The director will determine the number of actors cast at auditions.

Performances are scheduled to run November 3-19, 2017.

Theatre: Bowie Community Theatre performs at the Bowie Playhouse.

It’s Christmas in Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies! Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities. It’s 24 hours before Christmas and the delightfully eccentric characters of Tuna attempt to cope with seasonal traumas such as the disaster prone little theatre production of A Christmas Carol, and a yard-decorating contest being sabotaged by a mysterious Christmas phantom.

Auditioners will be asked to do cold readings from the script. Please bring any conflicts you have for September through November, resume, and picture, if available. The play opens November 3 and runs weekends through November 19. You may email the director, Ken Kienas, at kkienas@yahoo.com with any questions.

For more information, see: http://www.bctheatre.com/audition.html.

A Tuna Christmas by Parlor Room Theater at Bishop McNamara High School, Dec 17-20

A Tuna Christmas by Parlor Room Theater at Bishop McNamara High School, Dec 17-20

A Tuna Christmas
by Ed Howard, Joe Sears, and Jaston Williams
Directed by Frank DiSalvo Jr.

December 17 to 20, 2015
Preview – Thursday, December 17 at 7:30pm*
Opening – Friday, December 18 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 19 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, December 20 at 2pm and 7:30pm
*Preview on 12/17 is Pay What You Will, tickets only available at the door.

Location: Parlor Room Theater performing at Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville.

It’s the holiday season in Tuna, Texas, the third-smallest town in the Lone Star State, and two actors bring over twenty memorable characters to life in this tour-de-force performance. This play is full of merriment and Texas-style cheer; simultaneously an homage and a satire of small-town life.

Tickets are $20 — but reserve your seats today and save! Advance tickets are only $15. Buy tickets here.