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PTD Productions Presents: Dearly Departed
November 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 29, 2020
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2020
Thursday, November 12th will be a preview with a talkback to follow after the show.
WRITTEN BY DAVID BOTTRELL AND JESSIE JONES
DIRECTED BY DENNIS PLATTE
In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father’s funeral, the Turpins’ other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion. As the situation becomes fraught with mishap, Ray-Bud Turpin says to his long-suffering wife, “When I die, don’t tell nobody. Just bury me in the backyard and tell everybody I left you.” Amidst the chaos, the Turpins turn for comfort to their friends and neighbors, an eccentric community of misfits who just manage to pull together and help each other through their hours of need, and finally, the funeral.
Tickets Available at: https://a2tix.com/organizations/ptd-productions