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trouble in tumbleweed
Trouble In Tumbleweed

By Tim Kelly

Directed by Sue Klassen

Get set for a wild romp suggested by one of the greatest farces ever written. This cockeyed version takes us to Arizona Territory in the 1880s and the dusty town of Tumbleweed. The pompous Mayor Oates has been hired by a Boston businessman to build a town that one day will be the Territory’s capital. To fill the local positions — sheriff, schoolmarm, doctor — he hires his incompetent relatives (kickbacks included, of course!). The news that a Pinkerton detective is coming from Boston to inspect the town’s development throws the whole family into a panic. Since they’ve been pocketing the businessman’s money, the town hall is nothing but a hole in the ground and the schoolhouse has no roof. A Medicine Show huckster, Professor Burns, is stranded in town because his dancing bear has tangoed away. The relatives assume the professor is the detective and he is only too happy to take advantage of their mistake. Together with the glamorous cardsharp, Lily de Lilac, he has the relatives tripping over one another in hysterical attempts to bribe him. Just when you think the dust is settling, who should turn up but the real detective. The hilarious twists and turns in the plot will have you holding onto your hat (and your sides)!! 


Cliff Przybyl - Lawyer Maxwell
JJ Hight - Miranda Oates
Floyd Stewart - Gus
Amanda Chamberland - Electra
Renae Neill - Lily De Lilac
Anne Hoffman - Professor Tom Burns
Ellie Good - Julie Oates
Don Herbert - Mayor Oates
Craig Burford - Sheriff Plunkett
Marja Fletchall - Almira Sessions

To be announced

Deb Waterman - Doc Snipes
Jane Willis - Gilroy Cavender
Andy Miller - Harry Dobbs
Maddye Soward - Victoria Dobbs
Janel Riley - Opal Crabtree
Micah Keeton - Mrs Baywater
Cade Keeton - Luther
London Herbert - Otille Dobbs
Ella Wheeler - Antoinette
Lynn Atkinson - Widder Haskins


Friday November 17th,

Doors open at 5:30pm

Saturday November 18th, 2023

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Sunday November 19th,

Doors open at 1:00pm


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