Roger Allan Raby directs the musical that has a book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, with a score by Carol Hall. Performances continue through June 17.
DeJean (Chicago) stars as Miss Mona Stangley with Broadway Whorehouse veteran Kevin Cooney as Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd. Michael Tapley (Tommy, Evita) plays television reporter Melvin P. Thorpe with John Holly (Grease) as the governor.
Completing the principal cast are Tamara Siler, Greg Dulcie, Jim Bernhard, Mark Laskowski, Susan Koozin, Julia Krohn and Brooke Wilson.
The ensemble includes Xavier Alcala-Herrara, Blaire Baker, John Berno, Caitlin Cannon, Brendan Cyrus, Michael Daly, Heather Hall, Matthew Harr, Danica Johnston, Alissa LaVergne, Chris Martin, Molly Pierce, Joe Shepherd, Alex Stone, Charles Swan, Colleen Trotter and Paige Wheat.
Andrew Austin is musical director on a creative team that also includes choreographer Angie Wheeler, sound designer Kit Bond, lighting designer Richard Winkler, costume designer Ray Delle Robbins and wig designer Bobbie Grizzle.
For tickets phone (888) 558-3882 or visit TUTS.