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BTCPA announces 2019-2020 season

The Bay Tree Council for the Performing Arts in Red Bay has announced production selections for its 2019-2020 season. 

The first BTCPA show to grace the Weatherford Centre stage will be “Southern Fried Funeral” by Osborne and Eppler Nov. 7-10.

The performing arts council will follow that with “Till Beth do us Part” by Jamie Wooten, Jessie Jones and Nicholas Hope Feb. 13-16, 2020. For the February show, theatre-goers may choose to enjoy the always-popular dinner theatre option, with a meal served prior to the show. 

April 23-26, 2020, will feature “Cheating Cheaters” by John Patrick. The final play of the season will be “Leading Ladies” by Ken Ludwig, June 18-21, 2020.

Although two months remain until opening night, for those who want to perform in “Southern Fried Funeral,” the time is now.

Auditions for “Southern Fried Funeral,” which will be directed by Scotty Kennedy, will be held Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. and Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Weatherford Centre in Red Bay. 

Kennedy said auditions will consist of cold readings from the book, and the cast consists of six females and five males, with older teens being able to play adults. Rehearsals will begin Sept. 23, with the production being November 7-10. 

Tickets to “Southern Fried Funeral” will go on sale Oct. 28 at the Weatherford Centre. Interested parties may contact Beth Hammock in advance about group sales at 256-356-9286.