Darke County theater readies play

GETTYSBURG — Darke County Civic Theater will perform a family-friendly comedy, suggested for ages 12 and older, Aug. 11 and 12.

The performances will take place at the Cardinal Center, 260 E. Main St., Gettysburg. The Aug. 11 performance will take place at 7 p.m., and the Aug. 12 performance will take place at 2 p.m.

Tickets purchased in advance cost $7 if paid with cash or check; $8 with a credit card. At door, tickets will cost $10 (cash, check) or $11 (credit card). Advance sale tickets can be purchased at Shawnee Prairie Nature Center, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville, between 6 and 6:30 p.m. today or between 1 and 1:30 p.m., Aug. 5.

The plot concerns Julia Shelby’s brother, who shows up on her doorstep on Thanksgiving, heartbroken and hungry. She and her husband usher him into their home and invite him to stay a few days to sort everything out. After all, the holidays are all about family, right? But what they didn’t expect is for their guest to turn their house upside down and take an extended vacation in their living room. Find out what happens when a little brother outstays his welcome and a loving family tries to show him how to move on.

The show is being directed by Nicole Scott, and Logan Turnbull is assisting with crew assignments. The cast includes Kari Lemon, Chris Chapa, Laura Francis, Olivia Leeper, Karen Hamilton, Kathryn Vannoy and Mariah Edwards.

For information visit www.darkecountycivictheater.org.