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STEVE SMITH AND TIM MAY
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 13 AT 7:30 P.M.
by Ed Howard, Jaston Williams, and Joe Sears
directed by Ceil Herman
November 21 - December 7, 2014
No Strings Theatre Company presents "A Tuna Christmas" an entertaining and engaging comedy by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard, and Joe Sears, directed by NSTC's Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. "A Tuna Christmas" opens Friday, November 21 and runs through Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N Downtown Mall in Las Cruces.
The day in Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas begins , as usual, with Thurston Wheelis (Algernon d'Ammassa) and Arles Struvie (David Reyes) at the microphones of Radio Station OKKK, broadcasting at a big 275 watts and reporting on various Yuletide activities. As in "Greater Tuna" performed with the same two actors and produced by No Strings Theatre Company last year, Tuna's citizens continue to parade across the stage in all their outrageous and irreverent glory, commenting on life, politics, relationships, and what makes them (and sometimes us) tick. All the characters are played by the two actors, who are completely ready for the challenge. The men, women, and animals who live in Tuna are fully detailed and comic. "A Tuna Christmas" is a delight for all seasons! The New York Times called the play "A Hoot!"
Algernon D' Ammassa
has been seen at the Black Box Theatre in "Crime and Punishment,"
"The 39 Steps" and "Private Fears in Public Places", and
recently directed NSTC's production of "Terra Nova." David Reyes
has been seen at the Black Box Theatre in "The 39 Steps," "The
Sisters Rosensweig," "Terra Nova"
and "Into The Woods." Peter Herman is the Scenic and Lighting
Designer, Gabriele and Lara Teich designed the many
costumes used in the production, Karen Ross in Stage Manager, Erin Williams
is Assistant Stage Manager, and Anna Lopez is the Light and Sound Board
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