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By Johnna Palmer
contributing writer 

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas

Tehachapi Community Theatre Spotlight

 

November 20, 2021

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Beekay Theatre.

The holiday season is here and what better way to enjoy the spirit of the season than helping the folks of Doublewide save their town! Tehachapi Community Theatre is excited to announce our holiday production of A Doublewide, Texas Christmas! In this laugh-out-loud comedy, it's Christmas time in Doublewide (the smallest town in Texas) and the holiday season is overshadowed as the town of Doublewide is being double-crossed! Their official incorporation papers are in jeopardy and the town needs to prove their legitimacy to the county. So this group of eccentric Texans are going to battle! They hatch a plan to win this year's county-wide competition "The Battle of the Mangers" with their "Nativity At The Alamo" entry. The play's main character, Mayor Joveeta Crumpler, has her hands full not only with saving her town, but a celebrity obsessed mother, a brother being bullied by a pack of wild raccoons, and Doublewide's newest resident who is fresh out of the local mental institution. What else could go wrong? This tale of Texans coming together to save their town will have you bursting with holiday cheer!

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas is written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten who also wrote the comedies, The Red Velvet Cake War and Christmas Belles that were presented by the Tehachapi Community Theatre in 2013 and 2015 respectively.

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Services INC. New York. Directed by Gary Mazzola. Associate Director Lisa Meridth. Cast includes: Anya Lathrop, Halie Wise, David Faber, Ron Rich, Sharon Salyers, David Stenstrom, Janet Lund, Andi Hicks and Chris Morales.

Performances will be on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 26, 27, Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees will be on Dec. 5, 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 and available online at http://www.tctonstage.com or at the door.

 
 

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