Sapulpa Community Theatre presents “Everybody Loves Opal” on April 9-11 and 16-18, 2010. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. and matinee performances are at 2 p.m. The theatre opens 30 minutes before show time. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children and students.
“Everyone Loves Opal” is about Opal Kronkie, a middle-age recluse lives in a decaying mansion at the edge of the municipal dump. The general chaos of her home is aggravated by the fact that Opal collects things – anything that can be toted home in her little red wagon. Opal is also an optimist, for no matter how mean her friends, Opal responds with kindness and faith in the goodness of human nature.
Into her rather strange world come three purveyors of bogus perfume on the lam from the cops. Opal’s menage is the perfect hideout, and she might be the remedy for their shattered finances. Attempted murder wouldn’t seem to be funny, but here it is uproarious. The unsavory trio try to drug her and set the house on fire, and a plan for a hit-and-run accident backfires. Through it all, Opal radiates kindness, affection and strangely enough, gratitude. But the real clincher comes at the end when …
Sapulpa Community Theatre is funded in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts. Sapulpa Community Theatre is a member of Oklahoma Community Theatre Association, the American Association of Community Theatres, and the Tulsa Area Community Theatre Alliance. For more information, call (918) 227-2169 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.