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"The Red Velvet Cake War" by Jones, Hope, and Wooten closes April 23rd

“The Red Velvet Cake War” Is a Real Knee-Slapper

A veteran community-theater cast, headed by the irrepressible Frances Stanley as the self-righteous town busybody LaMerle Verdeen Minshew, milk belly-laughs by the gallon from the sassy script for “The Red Velvet Cake War,” and perform every piece of monkey business with infectious high spirits.

"The Red Velvet Cake War" by Jones, Hope, and Wooten opens April 15th

Towne Players Present the N.C. Premiere of “The Red Velvet Cake War” by Jones, Hope, and Wooten

In this riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins — Gaynelle, Peaches, and Jimmie Wyvette — could not have picked a worse time to throw their family reunion. Their outrageous antics have set tongues wagging in the small town of Sweetgum (just down the road from Fayro) and the eyes of Texas are upon them, as their self-righteous Aunt LaMerle is quick to point out.