Music and Lyrics by David Nehls
Book by Betsy Kelso
Produced by Christopher Guy Thorn and Matthew Randall
Directed by David M. Moretti
Music Direction by Kevin M. Diana
Choreographed by Amanda Cane and Evie Korovesis
Stage Managed by Denise Gilmore
January 2015: Fri 9, Sat 10, Thurs 15, Fri 16, Sat 17, Thurs 22, Fri 23 and Sat 24
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (8 pm)
Performances of The Great American Trailer Park Musical will be held at:
Gunston Arts Center – Theatre One
2700 S. Lang Street
Arlington, VA 22206
Explores the relationships between the tenants at the Armadillo Acres Trailer Park in Florida, particularly between Pippi, “the stripper on the run,” the Dr. Phil loving, agoraphobic Jeannie, and Jeannie’s tollbooth collector husband, Norbert.
“Adultery, strippers, murderous ex-boyfriends, Costco and the Ice Capades. Undeniable fun.” —NY Post.
“A show that actually lives up to the hype of its title.” —Village Voice.
“A delicious new musical. The joint is jammed and jumping with raucous laughter. It’s like The Honeymooners meets The Best Little Whorehouse in Urinetown.” —NY Post. “
Entertaining and tuneful, TRAILER PARK shines like aluminum siding. “This wheel-spinning, mud-splattering good time of a show is the theatrical equivalent of a bag of Doritos. You can’t get enough. Who could expect a thrillingly trashy Greek chorus of trailer park matrons whose hysterical musical stylings all but redefine the girl-group-as-cultural-commentator craze? Or a number with enough show-stopping electricity to trump every musical that opened on Broadway last season?” —Talkin’ Broadway.
“A sparkling, sharp irreverence lights up this musical and makes it one of the most laugh-out-loud shows in town.” —Broadway.com.