Athens Community Theatre Production

Rupert’s Birthday directed & performed by Melonie Carideo

“Other Tales” directed by Jan Burleson

October 26 – 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

Tickets $15/adult & $10/student*

Tickets available six weeks before performances.

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.
*Tickets available 6 weeks prior to opening night. Online Pricing reflects transaction fee. When you click to purchase tickets or packages, you will leave our website and visit our box office at If you intend to purchase tickets for multiple events, please click “continue shopping” in the pop-up Vendini window to add other tickets. You may continue to browse our website for more information.


Rupert’s Birthday & Cemetery Man are presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service (DPS).