Comedy at the Civic Center
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Amorette Ritter Burch will make her directing debut next month by directing a Comedy  by Pat Cook, "Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner".  Two shows will be performed at the Gilmer Civic Center off Highway 271 North (near Wal-Mart), Saturday November 16th, 6 PM (doors open at 5 PM) and Sunday November 17th, 2 PM matinee (doors open at 1:00 pm).  


The play is in Two Acts.  The cast consists of Four Men and Five Women, all citizens of Gilmer:
 
Dora Miller (Betty Parish) - a woman in her 60’s
Maggie Brown her younger sister (Amy Patterson) - about 60
Lydia Van Horn (Debbie Cannon) - the middle sister, early 60’s
Dr. Arnold “Doc” Lomax (Assistant Chief of Police T.J. Harris)- a physician in his 40’s
Jean Mitchell (Debbie Beene) - a nurse, mid 20’s
Calvin Murphy (Brandon Dodd) - her boyfriend, mid 20’s
Phillip Van Horn (Zeth Abney) - son of Lydia, mid 30’s
Jessie (Stacy Felipe) - a woman in her late 40’s
Blue (James Jenkins) - delivery boy, young age
Lighting/Sound - Criss Bartley
Assistant Director - Martha Bowling
 
What do you do when you have three geriatric sisters as patients and all they want to do is sit at home and talk to one another, all at the same time? You move another person in with them. At least, that's what Doc Lomax does when he has a new nurse needing a place to live ,a nurse with a secret, that is. The hard part is convincing the sisters they need a roomer. In no time, however, Nurse Jean has them planning parties, pulling Halloween pranks and wearing jogging suits while they race each other to the corner. But when the nephew shows up with a plan to sell the family house, things seem to get complicated again, especially with Christmas just around the corner. This heartwarming piece is loaded with wisecracks and one-liners that keep the laughter flowing.
 
All tickets are just $10.00 and can be purchased from: Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce, Charm Beauty Salon, Photos by Ruel, LLoyds Body Shop, Dr. Cherie Nazzal - Animal Medical and Surgical Hospital.  


For more information, please call 903 227 1749.


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