Owensboro’s Back Alley Musicals is bringing Smoke on the Mountain to the Jody Berry Theatre at the RiverPark Center April 9-12.
Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, April 9-11, and matinees on Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, at 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $25 and Student tickets are $15 and may be purchased by calling the Back Alley Musicals’ Box Office at (270) 925-4963. Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 16.
Smoke on the Mountain, a highly popular show that draws large audiences around the country, is a hilarious musical by Connie Ray and Allan Bailey that tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains. Tan Mayhall plays the Pastor, while Joe Bob Pierce, Lacy Jean, Loré North, Chuck Flaim, Sophie Hayes, and Anthony Eiras form the “Sanders Family” and sing and play their way through the “evening service.”
The show, set in 1938, features two dozen rousing hymns and bluegrass songs performed by the Sanders Family, who reveal their true-and hilariously imperfect-selves as they “witness” to the “congregation.” Pastor Oglethorpe, the young enthusiastic church minister, enlists the Sanders Family’s help in his efforts to bring his tiny congregation into “the modern world.”
David Roberson is directing the show that is licensed by Samuel French, Inc.
For more information, please contact: David Roberson at [email protected]