CARTHAGE — Texas Comedies is returning to Carthage on April 17 with a musical comedy all about Prohibition.
Esquire Theater doorways will open at 5:30 p.m., with retired Texas historian Invoice O’Neal talking at 6:30 p.m. and the play starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and below. They’re on sale solely on the Panola County Chamber of Commerce. If the present isn’t offered out, there could also be some tickets out there on the door.
“I used to be speaking to Invoice O’Neal in the future, this was proper earlier than COVID in fact, and he stated he had a discuss prohibition that was a hoot, and I stated I believe Texas Comedies has a present on Prohibition,” Carthage Foremost Avenue Supervisor Cindy Deloney stated. “So I booked them and naturally we rescheduled them a few instances due to COVID, however we took Invoice O’Neal’s notes and despatched them to Texas Comedies in order that they may make certain and put some native stuff in there. Invoice O’Neal will discuss Prohibition in Panola County, after which we’ll go proper into the musical comedy, which is all the time a lot enjoyable.”
The play, aptly titled “Prohibition,” is the most recent version to the group’s Texas Historical past musicals sequence. Created by John Cecil and Texas Comedies, the present explores the epic battle that dragged in temperancers, doughboys, German-People, suffragettes and gangsters, and culminated in a infamous period of criminality and vice, Deloney stated.
“Texas Comedies has been doing very restricted issues, and just for the previous couple of months, so that they’re actually able to carry out, so you’ll be able to think about it’s going to be a very enjoyable night time, as a result of they’re going to be so hyped as much as be performing,” Deloney stated.
Texas Comedies relies out of Austin, and have beforehand carried out on the Esquire in “Gangsters: a Bonnie & Clyde Musical Comedy” and “Homicide in Carthage.”