‘Mama Won’t Fly’ staged

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 11:43 am

Mama Won't Fly An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. Savannah’s problem: MAMA WON’T FLY. With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother in Mama’s vintage sedan. 

As Savannah steels herself for this hasty ill-conceived road trip, another outrageous complication arises: the bubbly, over-eager bride-to-be arrives unannounced. The journey begins and comedic chaos ensues. Every conceivable – and inconceivable – mishap that can occur does, including a near-fatal encounter at an underwear museum, a mad dash across the desert in a hijacked eighteen-wheeler and a riotous detour to Vegas that ends in a brawl with an ordained showgirl minister. Join us for this ferociously funny family-friendly comedy that will have you laughing your way across the country and all the way down the aisle! 

Mama Won’t Fly is directed by Phil Mote and produced by Heather Willow. This show features Arts Center favorites Faye Northcutt-Knox as Norleen, Melanie Nistad as Savannah and Danielle Stratton as Hayley.  This talented cast also includes Jonathan Higdon, Bill White, Becky Coutras, Janet Belsy, Rae Lynn Stickney, Jennifer Black-Dunn, Richard Stickney, Steven Luster and Wesley Rutledge. 

The performance schedule for all shows is Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $13 with discounts available for students, seniors and groups and  may be purchased by calling the Arts Center box office at 615-563-(ARTS) 2787 or 1-800-235-9073. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.artscenterofcc.com. “The Blue Porch @ Arts Center” restaurant is open before all performances. 

Mama Won’t Fly is sponsored by First Bank and is part of the 2013 Subscriber Series. The Arts Center is located on 1424 John Bragg Highway, just west of the town of Woodbury, approximately 20 minutes from Murfreesboro, Manchester, and McMinnville and one hour southeast of Nashville. Box office hours are 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m., Monday through Saturday.

 

If You Go:

What:        Mama Won’t Fly

When:        April 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27 at 7:30PM and April 14 & 21 at 2:00PM

Where:         The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway, and Woodbury, TN

Admission:        $13 Adults, $11 Students & Seniors

Phone:    (615) 563-2787 or 1-800-235-9073

Website:   www.artscenterofcc.com

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