A Great Night Out!
For $12 you can have dinner and see a live play, put on by the Quemado High School drama department. The student actors will present The Shame of Tombstone or, Dirty
Work at the Lucky Cuss, a classic western melodrama, on April 17, 18, and 19 in the old gym at Quemado High School. Dinner will be served all three evenings at 6 PM, with the curtain going up at 7 PM.
Guests will enjoy a barbecue late including pulled pork with sauce, potato salad, coleslaw, and beans. All dinners include a so drink and ice cream dessert.
In the play, Amanda Good-sort, once a Boston society belle, has journeyed to Arizona to find employment so she might support her daughter. Alas, she must perform on the stage of Tombstone’s famous Birdcage Theatre. So her true iden ty never be revealed, Amanda sings in disguise and is known as ‘ The Masked Canary.’ Alas, the wily villain, Judge Mor mer Harshly, and a pre y cohort, Peachy Jamm, discover Amanda’s secret and blackmail her.
“A melodrama is a perfect night of fun,” says Don Goodman, the drama department sponsor and director. “The audience gets involved, and when the experience gets truly interac ve, the actors respond with even be er performances.”
Kate Eberle, who played Sabrina in Song of the
Moun es returns in the lead role of Amanda. In last year’s show, Stefan Beauchamp played the role of Sgt. Bobb Sledd. He returns this year as the villain, Judge Mor mer Harshly.
Admission for the play is $5 adults, $4 students, and $2 seniors. Dinner is $7. Veterans admi ed free for the play and can enjoy the dinner for $5. You won’t want to miss the fun!