|South Baldwin Community Theatre’s Lil’ Abner opens Sept. 13|
August, 30, 2013, Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) - The hilarious Dogpatch Gang comes to Gulf Shores Sept. 13-15 and Sept. 20-22 when South Baldwin Community Theatre presents Lil' Abner, a fun-filled, foot-stompin’ musical taken directly from Al Capp’s iconic comic strip. Directed by Mike James, this upbeat musical extravaganza blends a satisfying mixture of hillbilly nonsense and sharp, critical humor that will appeal to the sophisticated theatre goer as well as the child within us all.
The show is laced with gentle satire, rib-tickling humor and a host of fun, catchy tunes. Assistant director is Jamie Barrow; musical director is Irene Walker, and the choreography is directed by Savanah and Macy Barrow.
"We have a fantastic cast and crew who work really well together and are working really hard to put on a fabulous show, and we are having a lot of fun," Jamie Barrow said.
Performance dates are September 13, 14 & 15 and September 20, 21 & 22. Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m., and the curtain rises for the Sunday shows at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and are available atsbct.biz and at the theatre box office. Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 10-2 p.m. Credit cards are accepted. The theatre is located at 2022 West 2nd St. in Gulf Shores. For more information go to sbct.biz or call 251-968-6721.
Pictured: Some of the cast members of Lil' Abner include Jesse Fenwick as General Bullmoose, Sydney Madison as Cathy Softwicke, Jennifer Dawson as Mammy Yokum, Steve Heath as Pappy Yokum, Frank Lehman as Senator Jack S. Phogbound , Lloyd Hayes as Earthquake McGoon, Karl Sprayberry as Evil Eye Fleagle, Abby Criteser as Dr. Smithborn, Logan Anthony as Daisy Mae, Mel Middlebrooks as Marryin' Sam, and Marcia Middlebrooks as Maid Creighton.