A Great Night Out!

Catron Courier - - Opinions & Editorial -

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!

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