Athens Community Theatre Production
Rupert’s Birthday directed & performed by Melonie Carideo
“Other Tales from Appalachia” directed by Jan Burleson
Thursday – Saturday
October 26 – 28, 2017 at 7:30pm
Tickets $15/adult & $10/student*
A collection of monologues and texts from Appalachian voices, the pieces employ rich imagery and quirky humor to illuminate the innermost thoughts of the storytellers and the special events that made their lives unique.
“Rupert’s Birthday” and “Cemetery Man” are monologues by Ken Jenkins. The “other tales” are selected works from Johnson City writer Jo Carson’s book Stories I Ain’t Told Nobody Yet. The show includes live Bluegrass and Mountain music, led by Kevin Lane.
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Rupert’s Birthday and Cemetery Man, by Ken Jenkins, are presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
Selections from Jo Carson’s Stories I Ain’t Told Nobody Yet performed with permission from Artistic Logistics and Carson’s estate.