Sun City Players open new show, ‘Revival,’ at Mountain View

Tickets also on sale for upcoming musical


The Sun City Players Community Theater opens its run of “Revival at Possum Kingdom Community Church” 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at Mountain View Recreation Center Auditorium, 9749 N. 107th Ave., Sun City.

Shows continue with 7 p.m. performances Jan. 11, Jan. 17 and Jan. 18, plus 2 p.m. matinees Jan. 12, Jan. 16 and Jan. 19.

Directed by Mary Harrison, “Revival at Possum Kingdom Community Church” tells of Buddy and Alvo, two down-on-their-luck con men who find themselves broke and stranded in Possum Kingdom, Texas on a hot July day in 1950. Things start to look up when they meet kindly old Ella Faye and her friend Iris who are looking for a preacher to preach a revival at Possum Kingdom’s underpopulated community church. The boys see an opportunity to make it out of town with cash in their pockets, but will the mid-hymn arrival of a misfortunate stranger change Buddy and Alvo’s outlooks for good?

Tickets are also on sale for Sun City Players Community Theater’s upcoming musical “Broadway on 107th Avenue,” which plays March 13-22.

Tickets available 10 a.m.-noon Monday through Thursday at Fairway Recreation Center, 10600 W. Peoria Ave., Sun City, the week prior to show openings, and the week following show openings, and at the door 45 minutes prior to curtain.

All tickets $10.

“Revival,” opening Jan. 10, was written by Linda LaRocque and is produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. It features an ensemble cast with Bill Loslo as Alvo, Jim McConnell as Buddy, Sharon Nichols as Ella Faye, Lynette Rotolo as Iris and Tom Swenson as Phillip.

Opening March 13, “Broadway on 107th Avenue” highlights numbers from more than 20 musicals previously produced by Sun City Players, conceived and directed by Dan See and Ginni Summers. The cast and crew of more than 25 are in rehearsals.

All Players meetings and shows presented at Mountain View Recreation Center. Membership open to Recreation Centers of Sun City cardholders; however, performances are open to everyone.

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