E&H Theatre Department Presents ‘Spitfire Grill’ Nov. 20-23 (Show Times Vary)
A musical that follows the journey of a woman released from prison and her new life in a small town will be presented at Emory & Henry College Nov. 20-23.
The E&H Theatre Department’s production of “The Spitfire Grill” will begin at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20-22 followed by a 2 p.m. performance on Nov. 23. All performances will be held in the E&H Studio Theatre.
This American musical introduces Percy to the audience as she contemplates her imminent release from a five-year prison sentence. The story follows her journey to the small Wisconsin town of Gilead and the “new start” both she and the small town experience.
The development of the musical by collaborators Valcq and and Alley follows the popularizing of the film version by Lee David Zlotoff in 1996. By 2001, the play had opened Off-Broadway and won the Riochard Rodgers Production Award, whish is administered by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Tickets for the event are $12 at the door or $10 in advance. Individuals 55 years and older and students from other institutions pay $8. Tickets are free to E&H students and employees.