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Communique: Southern Comedy "Tuna Christmas" Onstage At TheatreNOW Through December 18th

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Susan Auten & Erin Hunter

TheatreNOW always presents a Christmas show, and it's become a tradition for Nick Smith to direct it. Last year, it was Trailer Park Christmas; this year it's Tuna Christmas. This is a sequel to Greater Tuna, staged earlier this year. It's Christmas set in Tuna, Texas featuring about 20 characters-all played by two women: Susan Auten and Erin Hunter. Director Nick Smith and Susan Auten joined us in the studio to talk about the show.

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Nick Smith

Listen above to hear how the quick changes are managed and what kind of comedy this is. Tickets for the show are available at the door or online.  Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 7:00pm through the end of November; in December, Sunday performances are added at 5:00pm. The show runs through December 18. If you choose to have dinner with the show, selections include stuffed bell pepper, tuna noodle kugal, pork tenderloin, and Texas turkey (full menu). 

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Susan Auten

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