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Gainesville High brings small-town life to stage in 'Greater Tuna'
Gainesville High School is scheduled to present “Greater Tuna” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-13 at 830 Century Place. Performing in the play, from left, are: Ally Kimpling as Didi Snavely, Ramiro Salinas as Harold Dean Lattimer, Andre Ribiro as Elmer Watkins (back), John Schmit as Thurston As Wheelis (front), Parker Hendrix as Reverend Spikes (back), Triston Wimpye as Arles Struvie (front), Joel Contreras as Phinas Blye, Sara Cook as Vera Carp, Cameron Peacock as Pearl Burras, Valerie Baulknight as Sheriff Givens, Matthew Smith as Stanley Bumiller, Sarah Beth Moss as Charlene Bumiller (front), Sophia Casey as Bertha Bumiller (back), Davis Dodelin as Jody Bumiller (front) and Oliver Ceska as Petey Fisk (back). - photo by For Get Out

More than 20 wild characters will fling back the curtains from their homes and let theater-goers see the hilarity of living in a small town.

The play “Greater Tuna” centers on the citizens of Tuna, Texas, the third smallest town in the United States. The play shows the details of Southern life and attitudes along with some withering satire.

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-13 at Gainesville High School, 830 Century Place, Gainesville.

“Greater Tuna” is the third production of the season and the last play for the GHS theater troupe. Three more musicals are scheduled for December, March and May.

Tickets are $5 for students and senior citizens 65 years and older and $8 for adults. Tickets can be requested ahead of time by emailing with the number of tickets, the ticketholders name, and the date of the tickets. Allow for up to 24 hours for an email confirmation of the ticket order.

Tickets may be picked up the night of the show. The box office opens at 6:30 p.m.

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