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Christmas Belles

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  • When: Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, 7:00 PM -
    Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 8:45 PM

  • Where: Harris Arts Center

  • Location: 212 South Wall Street
    Calhoun, GA 30701

  • Price: $10-$15

  • Host: Calhoun Little Theater

  • Contact: chlewis2811@gmail.com

  • More Info: Visit Website

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A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator. It's Christmas-time in the small town of Fayro, Texas, and the Futrelle Sisters—Frankie, Twink and Honey Raye—are not exactly in a festive mood. A cranky Frankie is weeks overdue with her second set of twins. Twink, recently jilted and bitter about it, is in jail for inadvertently burning down half the town. And hot-flash-suffering Honey Raye is desperately trying to keep the Tabernacle of the Lamb's Christmas Program from spiraling into chaos. But things are not looking too promising: Miss Geneva, the ousted director of the previous twenty-seven productions, is ruthless in her attempts to take over the show. The celebrity guest Santa Claus—played by Frankie's long-suffering husband, Dub—is passing a kidney stone. One of the shepherds refuses to watch over his flock by night without pulling his little red wagon behind him. And the entire cast is dropping like flies due to food poisoning from the Band Boosters' Pancake Supper. And when Frankie lets slip a family secret that has been carefully guarded for decades, all hope for a successful Christmas program seems lost, even with an Elvis impersonator at the manger. But in true Futrelle fashion, the feuding sisters find a way to pull together in order to present a Christmas program the citizens of Fayro will never forget. Their hilarious holiday journey through a misadventure-filled Christmas Eve is guaranteed to bring joy to your world! The Calhoun Little Theatre is pleased to stage this hilarious comedy written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. The play is directed by Wendell Barnes (assisted by Sandy Davis) and produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Services. The cast includes new and familiar faces to the Calhoun Little Theater stage: Coleen Brooks, Colt Chambers, Jim Curry, Marie Kindred, Ginger McClure, Mary Ortwein, Taylor Proctor, Caryn Sims, Calvin Smith, Leanna Wade and Bruce Watson. Performances are November 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th at 7:00pm and November 12th, 2017 at 3:00pm. This production is made possible by our generous 2017-18 Season Sponsor Cathy Camp Bomar. Tickets are available online (http://www.harrisartscenter.com/events) or by calling 706 629.2599.

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