The Great American Trailer Park Musical Tour Kicks Off in WA Jan. 10

News   The Great American Trailer Park Musical Tour Kicks Off in WA Jan. 10 The Great American Trailer Park Musical hits the road Jan. 10 as the national tour begins at Spokane, Washington's Bing Crosby Theater.

Steven Smeltzer directs and choreographer the new production, which will play numerous venues across the country. Corrine Aquilina serves as music director.

Following a premiere at the New York Musical Theater Festival, the work played a 2005 Off-Broadway run at Dodger Stages. Featuring music and lyrics by David Nehls with a book by Betsy Kelso, the country-rock and blues musical was billed as a "show about agoraphobia, adultery, '80s nostalgia, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, a broken electric chair, kleptomania, strippers, flan & disco."

The ensemble cast includes Dane Agostinis (as Duke), Doreen Barnard (Betty), Lindsay Devino (Pickles), David Howard (Norbert), Erica Livingston (Jeannie), MaryAnne Piccolo (Lin), and Sara Ruzicka (Pippi). Kenneth D'Elia and Carolyn Kimmel are the swings.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical tour design team features Jo Winiarksi (scenic), Jennifer Caprio (costume), Jeremy Rolla (lighting) and Marc J. Rongere (sound).

The tour will hit the following venues (subject to change):

  • Crosby Theatre - Spokane, WA
  • Omak PAC - Omak, WA
  • PAC of Wenatchee - Wenatchee, WA
  • Union Colony Civic Center - Greeley, CO
  • Lincoln Center - Fort Collins, CO
  • Palm Theatre - Telluride, CO
  • Grand Theatre Arts Complex - Tracy, CA
  • Queen Creek PAC - Queen Creek, AZ
  • Clark Center for the Perfoming Arts - Arroyo Grande, CA
  • California Center for the Arts - Escondido, CA
  • Orpheum PAC - Wichita, KS
  • Center for the Arts - UW - Platteville, WI
  • Largo Cultural Center - Largo, FL
  • Performing Arts Center Key West - Key West, FL
  • Broward Center for Perf. Arts - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • The Bushnell Center for Perfoming Arts - Hartford, CT
  • Sandusky State Theatre - Sandusky, OH
  • Stock Arts Center - Elyria, OH
  • Renaissance Theatre - Mansfield, OH
  • Lycian Centre for the Perfoming Arts - Sugarloaf, NY
  • State Theatre Center for the Arts - Uniontown, PA
  • Turnage Theatre - Washington, NC
  • Diana Worthan Theatre - Ashville , NC
  • Reynolds Theatre - Durham, NC
  • Allentown Symphony Hall - Allentown, PA
  • Merrimack Hall - Huntsville , AL
  • Wilson Center for the Arts - Jacksonville, FL
  • Historic Collin County Courthouse - McKinney, TX
  • Rinker Playhouse, The Raymond F. Kravis Center - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Arkley Center - Eureka, FL Eva Price (of Maximum Entertainment) and Janet Pailet (P2 Creations) in association with Downstairs Theatre Cabaret produce the tour.

    For more details and information, visit trailerparkmusicaltour.com.