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Play It Again, Sam

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

January 15 – February 14, 2016

Directed by Joe Chvala
Music Direction by Anita Ruth

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"Utterly charming, lively and genial."
The New York Daily News

This lighthearted view of small town vice and political sidestepping tells of Miss Mona's Chicken Ranch, one of the oldest and best pleasure palaces in Texas and the target of a puritan televangelist.

Music and Lyrics by Carol Hall
Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson
Based on a story by Larry L. King

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Mona Strangely – Diana Wilde
Doatsey Mae – Jill Iverson
Jewel – Carnetha “Nikki” Anthony
Angel – Natalie Schmit
Shy – Siri Hammond
Miss Wulla Jean – Michelle Lemon
Ed Winna (Choir) – Emily Thorkildson
Emogene – Holli Richgels
Mayor – Hazen Markoe
Sheriff Ed Earl – Jim Pounds
Band Leader/ Dogette – Michael Tober
Edsel Mackie/ Melvin P. Thorp Singer – Alan Holasek
Melvin P. Thorp – Carl Schoenborn
Governor – Andrew Newman
CJ/ Announcer – Joel Kastner

The Girls at Miss Mona’s / Ensemble:
Taddy Jo – Abigail Hegerfeld
Linda Lou – Dorian Brooke
Ginger – Lizzie Rainville
Durla – Kelly Nelson
Dawn – Holli Richgels
Beatrice – Courtney Groves
Ruby Rae – Michelle Lemon
Eloise – Gabriella Dominique

Aggies / Ensemble:
Lars Nisswandt
Christian Labissoniere
Benjamin Kolis
Adam Meirink
Mike Tober
Tyrone Russell
Erick Hunder

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Ticket Info

Adults: $36
Seniors: $32
25 & Under: $27
($3 off Wednesday performances)
Group Rates: Groups of 20 or more receive specially priced tickets. Please contact the Box Office for more information.

Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575

Student Rush: As available, student rush tickets can be purchased by students through college age beginning approximately 15 minutes before any performance. Rush tickets for Schneider Theater productions are $15, cash only. Valid student ID required (limit two rush tickets per ID).

Exchanges: All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Season ticket holders may exchange tickets for another performance of the same show (subject to availability). Please call the Box Office for more information.