Come on out to the Pearl for a different, southern-fried Christmas tale! A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator. Their hilarious holiday journey through a misadventure-filled Christmas Eve is guaranteed to bring joy to your world!
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm
Buy One Get One Free Thursday December 8 at 7:30 pm
PAY WHAT YOU CAN NIGHT Tuesday December 13 at 7:30 pm
Seniors & Students $14
See the show for FREE! Click Here to Volunteer as Usher or Concessions!
Stipends available for all roles. Details at auditions. Please bring a headshot or current photo and an acting resume if available. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
Auditions and Performance Location:
14803 Park Almeda Dr.
Houston, TX 77047
Sunday, 12/4/16 - 6-8pm
Monday, 12/5/16 - 7-9pm
Sunday, 12/11/16 - 6-8pm
Monday, 12/12/16 - 7-9pm
Thursday, 12/15/16 - 7-10pm
Cast of Characters:
Jefferson: African American Male. Early 20's. Uneducated black field worker condemned to die after being innocently involved in an armed robbery and shooting.
Miss Emma (Emma Glenn): African American Female. 70's. Jefferson's godmother; she is determined that Jefferson will die with dignity.
Grant Wiggins: African American Male. Late 20's. A cynical, disillusioned teacher called upon to instill a sense of pride and self-worth in Jefferson before his execution.
Vivian Baptiste: African American Female. Early 30's. Grant Wiggins' Creole (mixed heritage of black and French or Spanish ancestry) girlfriend. Also a teacher.
Sam Guidry: Caucasian Male. 50's. Sheriff of Bayonne County jail.
Rev. Mose Ambrose: African American Male. 50's. Pastor of the
plantation church where Grant Wiggins teaches during the week.
Paul Bonin: Caucasian Male. 20's. Deputy at the Bayonne County county jail.
Pearland Theatre Guild is now accepting submissions from directors for our 2017/2018 Season. Please submit by February 15, 2017.
Directors may submit up to three plays for consideration. We will first consider submissions that are family-friendly and those with broad audience appeal. We are unable to produce unpublished works at this time.
We are especially looking for the following:
Please fill out the 2016-PTG-Director-Application and include at least one copy of the script you wish to propose.
Please compile your packet and mail to our post office box:
Pearland Theatre Guild
11601 Shadow Creek Parkway Suite 111-234
Pearland, TX 77584
Bring your submission packet to the Pearl Theater. Please call (832) 459-4674 to verify someone will be there to accept your packet.