A TUNA CHRISTMAS

Genre: Comedy
by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams

TAKE THE WHOLE FAMILY TO THE HOLIDAY COMEDY, A TUNA CHRISTMAS!

In this hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna, it's Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities, including hot competition in the annual lawn display contest. In other news, the voracious Joe Bob Lipsey's production of A Christmas Carol is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills. Many colorful Tuna denizens, some you will recognize from Greater Tuna join in the holiday fun. Audiences who have and who have not seen Greater Tuna will enjoy this laugh filled evening. A Tuna Christmas has been called, "A hoot!" by The New York Times, and the NY Post exclaimed, "So funny it could make a raccoon laugh affectionately at Davy Crockett.... It's far too good for just Christmas."


About the Company: The Gallery Players

A New York institution since 1967, The Gallery Players has served actors and audiences alike for more than 4 decades by showcasing burgeoning new talent and offering a home base for theater professionals. Its eclectic programming of intimate revivals and ambitious new work in inventive productions has earned it the reputation of "New York's Best Kept Secret." The Gallery Players is the recipient of the Off-Off Broadway Review's 2000 Award for Lifetime Achievement and was the recipient of New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical in both 2007 & 2008 for their productions of Urinetown! The musical and Yank! A New Musical (now slated for a Broadway run) and Like You Like It. Among its famous alumni are founding member Harvey Fierstein; Broadway regulars Nancy Anderson, Jeffry Denman and Diedre Goodwin; New York theater personality Seth Rudetsky and many others.

Open:   12/06/08
Close:   12/21/08

Schedule:
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm and Sundays at 3pm
Theater:   Gallery Players
Address:   199 14th St. (bt 4th and 5th Aves.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
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Take the F train to 4th Ave or the R train to 9th street. By car: BQE to Hamilton Avenue to 14th Street.

Cost:$18, $14 Seniors/Children 12 and under
Buy Tickets Online or Call: TheaterMania at 212-352-3101
Company: The Gallery Players         Official Web Site: www.galleryplayers.com