Greene County Fine Arts Council

Quality Community Entertainment


November 20th, 21st and 22nd at 7:00 PM
Red Goose Deli

Five of the 19 surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken, a one-time missionary order that ran a leper colony on an island south of France, discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, accidentally killed the other fifty-two residents of the convent with her tainted vichyssoise while they were off playing bingo with a group of Maryknolls. Upon discovering the disaster, Mother Superior had a vision in which she was told to start a greeting card company to raise funds for the burials. The greeting cards were an enormous success and, thinking there was plenty of money, the Reverend Mother bought a VCR and camcorder for the convent, leaving her with no money in the kitty to pay for the last four burials. With the deceased nuns on ice in the deep freeze, they decide to stage a variety show in the Mount Saint Helen's School auditorium to raise the necessary amount. Participating in the project are Mother Superior Mary Regina, a former circus performer who can not resist the spotlight; her competitive but dignified rival, second-in-command Sister Mary Hubert; Sister Robert Anne, a streetwise nun from Brooklyn; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is determined to be the world's first ballerina nun; and wacky, childlike Sister Mary Amnesia, who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head. The entertainment that they present includes solo star turns, madcap dance routines, and an audience quiz.

Alice In Wonderland

February 27th and 28th at 7:30 PM and March 1st at 2:00 PM
Collins Theater

Chasing the White Rabbit, Alice tumbles down the rabbit hole into Wonderland where she meets all its famous residents such as the Red Queen, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Mad Hatter, March Hare, Caterpillar and of course the White Rabbit. Stuck in this land that she doesn't quite understand, Alice must learn to make sense of all of the nonsense if she hopes to escape with her head intact.

The Music Man

July 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th at 7:30 PM and July 19th at 2:00 PM
Paragould High School

The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize - this despite the fact he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

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