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Four Civil War Re-enactors, a Park Ranger, and a Souvenir Seller Meet in Doris Baizley’s Offbeat Comedy/Drama “Shiloh Rules” in Wilson
“The play is larger than it first appears,” claims director Katja Hill. “We meet six remarkable women who are involved in different ways in a re-enactment of the Battle of Shiloh …. [‘Shiloh Rules’] is set in 2011, but all the characters go back in time to 1862 through a re-enactment that becomes terrifyingly real.”
This rib-tickling rendition of “A Christmas Story” may well have started a new Triangle tradition. Indeed, “You’ll shoot your eye out” may become as familiar a Yuletide slogan in these parts as “Bah! Humbug!” and “The glass slipper fits!”
Written by Jean Shepherd and adapted by Philip Grecian, “A Christmas Story” follows nine-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Goldblatt’s Department Store. The consistent response: “You’ll shoot your eye out.”
Theater of the American South, a festival of Southern plays, food, and culture, has announced its complete line-up of festival offerings. Theater of the American South will run May 13 through May 30, 2010 in Wilson, NC.
If you are quite sure your spousal relationship is on solid ground, or even if it isn’t, take this opportunity to catch this production.