Ramona Hillside Players in Hemet, CA presents “The Miss Fire Cracker Contest” by Beth Henley.
November 15th, 2019 @ 7:30pm
November 17th, 2019 @ 2:30pm
November 22nd, 2019 @ 7:30pm
November 23rd, 2019 @ 2:30pm
November 24th, 2019 @ 2:30pm
Opening Night Admission is $10.00 per seat.
Single Admission (everyone) is $15.00 per seat.
Group Discount available for 10 or more seats.
Purchase Online Tickets: https://ramonahillsideplayers.org/shows/the-miss-fire-cracker-contest/#tickets
Make Phone Reservations: (951) 658-5300
Or you can show up in person at the Box Office every Monday (Starting November 4th) from 2pm – 4pm to buy tickets with cash or check.
There is only 95 seats available per show so purchase or reserve yours today!
The place is the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July. Carnelle Scott (known locally as “Miss Hot Tamale”) is rehearsing furiously for the Miss Firecracker Contest—hoping that a victory will salvage her tarnished reputation and allow her to leave town in a blaze of glory. The unexpected arrival of her cousin Elain, a former Miss Firecracker winner, (who has walked out on her rich but boring husband and her two small children) complicates matters a bit, as does the repeated threat of Elain’s eccentric brother, Delmount, (recently released from a mental institution) to sell the family homestead and decamp for New Orleans. But, aided by a touchingly awkward seamstress named Popeye (who is hopelessly smitten by Delmount) and several other cheerfully nutty characters, Carnelle perseveres—leading to a denouement of unparalleled hilarity, compassion and moving lyricism as all concerned finally escape their unhappy pasts and turn hopefully toward what must surely be a better future.
Carnelle Scott – Tiffany Christine Smith
Elain Rutledge – Laura Cherland
Delmount Williams – Shenn Sellers
Popeye Jackson – Debradawn Squires Shockey
Mac Sam – Mark Alentine
Tessy Mahoney – Jeri Greene
Director: Kami R. Martin
27402 Ramona Bowl Road
Hemet, CA 92544