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September 19-22, 2018

Augusta County, Virginia

Good old boys: The Show!

A play for parking lots inspired by the Dukes of Hazzard.

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Show Dates: September 19-22, 2018 in Augusta County, VA 

Wednesday Sept 19  
6am at the BP Gas Station/Subway in Greenville, VA. Episode: "Men and Work"
6pm at Basic City Beer in Waynesboro, VA. Episode: "Men and Work"

Thursday Sept 20
6am at the BP Gas Station/Subway in Greenville, VA. Episode: "Women Drivers"
8am at Hardees in Waynesboro, VA. Episode: "Good Old Boy Values"
3pm at 7-11 in Stuarts Draft.  Episode: "The Civil War: History is Child’s Play"
6pm at Basic City Beer in Waynesboro, VA. Episodes: "Women Drivers" and "The Civil War: History is Child’s Play"

Friday Sept 21
8am at Hardees in Waynesboro, VA. Episode: "The Civil War: History is Child’s Play"
5pm at Private Residence (call 434-218-0491 for info). Episodes: "The Civil War: History is Child’s Play" and  "Good Old Boy Values"

Saturday Sept 22 - Call 434-218-0491 information.

TICKETS 

FREE! Make Reservations HERE or by calling 434-218-0491. There are no tickets for this show. Just show up and bring a lawn chair (we'll have some, but you might be more comfortable in yours.) We'll pass a hat at the end of the show and we invite you to support the cost of supplies and performer fees. 

About the show

The GOOD OLD BOYS play features original music and tells the story of two brothers - Abe and Caleb. The show is loosely inspired by the Dukes of Hazzard and based on dozens of interviews with southern men.

Five Episodes span four days with each episode popping up in different spots around Augusta County. Actors invite audience members to help them set the stage (a parking lot space) using coolers, BBQs and red solo cups. Actors play with remote control cars and miniature army men while they invite the audience into conversations about class, race, grief, and what it means to be a working class southern man. 

The Episodes revolve around two brothers coming of age, each with a different take on the Civil War, each with a different definition of justice, each wrestling with personal demons of depression stemming from loss.

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Collaborators:

written and directed by ashley sparks
actors: Trey Childs and Derek Roguski
music: Dale Burleyson
design: Jeff Becker
production: Nicole Garneau
community producing partner: Jenni Kitchen

Traveling from Out of Town? 

Air Travel: The closest airport is Charlottesville, VA. From there it is about a 45 minute drive to Stuarts Draft. You can also fly into Dulles - and take a beautiful 3-hour drive through the Shenandoah Valley to Augusta County. 

Train: There is also an Amtrak station in Charlottesville.

Where to stay: There are lots of Bed & Breakfasts in Staunton as well as hotels in Waynesboro and Staunton. 


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