by Hill Country Arts Foundation (HCAF)
Jun. 16 - Jul. 08, 2017
In this hilarious, fast-paced comedy, the inhabitants of one of the smallest trailer parks in Texas—four doublewides and a shed—are thrown for a loop when they realize the nearby town of Tugaloo is determined to annex them. And it’s not as if they don’t already have enough to deal with.
Joveeta Crumpler has had it up to here, having been passed over again for a promotion at work. On top of this, she has an ongoing battle to keep her feisty mother, Caprice, out of the local bar and worries that her good-ol’-boy brother, Baby Crumpler, is taking his participation in a womanless beauty pageant way too seriously.
Joveeta’s big-hearted best friend, Georgia Dean Rudd, is struggling to keep her diner and finances afloat, but she just can’t curb her impulse to take in every stray cat, possum, and armadillo that wanders by.
Then there’s Big Ethel Satterwhite, who’s nobody’s fool. But tough as she is, she’s continually frustrated by her clients at Stairway To Heaven Retirement Village as well as her mule-headed husband, O.C., who shows far more affection for his BarcaLounger than he does for Big Ethel.
And all the residents are plagued by Haywood Sloggett, the curmudgeon from across the road, who loathes their “trailer-trash” ways, especially their keeping a life-size illuminated nativity scene up year ’round.
But these friends, enemies, and neighbors realize they’ll have to work together to defeat the encroaching annexation if they—and their way of life—have a snowball’s chance to survive being swallowed up by “the big guys.” The rollicking mayhem of this flat-out funny Jones Hope Wooten comedy escalates as the residents attempt to secede from Texas, discover a traitor in their midst, and turn the tables in a surprising and side-splitting finale.
So grab your Stetson and come on over to Doublewide, Texas, where life is double the fun, double the joy, and where audiences double over with laughter!
Directed by Jeff Cunningham.
Joveeta Crumpler - Shana Baldwin
Caprice Crumpler - Ann Galland
Norwayne “Baby” Crumpler - Jeffery Hensel
Big Ethel Satterwhite - Kristin Mudry
Geogia Dean Rudd - Michele Van Fossen
Lark Barken- Autumn Sharp
Haywood Sloggett - Lomax Tanner Chuck Fitts
Starla Pudney - Nancy Pillatzke
June 16 - July 08, 2017
120 Point Theatre Road, Ingram, TX 78025
Ingram, TX, 78025
IN THE OUTDOOR THEATRE!
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 PM June 16-July 8, 2017
Tickets via Vendini available here.