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Possum Point Players presents

The Spitfire Grill
a musical

Music and Book by James Valcq
Lyrics and Book by Fred Alley
Based on the film by Lee David Zlotoff
Directed by Kenney Workman

Fridays JUN 2 and JUN 9 at 7:30p
Saturdays JUN 3 and JUN 10 at 7:30p
Sundays JUN 4 and JUN 11 at 2:00p

Tickets: $23; $22 Seniors / Students
Possum Hall / 441 Old Laurel Rd / Georgetown, DE




ABOUT THE SHOW...
A feisty parolee follows her dreams, based on a page from an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working at Hannah's Spitfire Grill. It is for sale but there are no takers for the only eatery in the depressed town, so newcomer Percy suggests to Hannah that she raffle it off. Entry fees are one hundred dollars and the best essay on why you want the grill wins. Soon, mail is arriving by the wheelbarrow full and things are definitely cookin' at the Spitfire Grill.

REVIEWS...
"A soul satisfying...work of theatrical resourcefulness. A compelling story that flows with grace and carries the rush of anticipation. The story moves, the characters have many dimensions and their transformations are plausible and moving. The musical is freeing. It is penetrated by honesty and it glows." - The New York Times

"Soulful...The amiable country flavored tunes and lyrics are rendered with the kind of conviction and expertise that make them transcendent. What in normal times would be a joy is, in these troubled ones, sheer nourishment." - New York Magazine

"Soaring melodies!...Well before the show reaches its conclusion, many...city slickers in the audience may be ready to enter Percy's raffle." - The Wall Street Journal

"An abundance of warmth, spirit and goodwill!...Some of the most engaging and instantly infectious melodies I've heard in an original musical in some time." - USA Today

THE CAST
Percy...   Abby Chesney
Joe...   Don Megee
Hannah...   Denise Baker
Shelby...   Sarah Rose
Caleb...   Dan Foskey
Effy...   Cheryl Graves
Visitor...   Steven Dow