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A Tuna Christmas   

 
Booth Theatre , (12/15/1994 - 1/01/1995)
First Preview:Dec 08, 1994 Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Dec 15, 1994   
Closing Date:Jan 01, 1995 Total Performances:20

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Tuna, third smallest town in Texas. Christmas Eve.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President; Philip J. Smith: Executive VP; Robert E. Wankel: VP-Finance)
Produced by Charles H. Duggan and Drew Dennett
Written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard
Directed by Ed Howard
Scenic Design by Loren Sherman; Costume Design by Linda Fisher; Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson; Sound Design by Ken Huncovsky
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Carla McQueen; Tour General Manager: Shyrl Ponder
Production Stage Manager: Peter A. Still; Production Manager: J. A. Reedquist; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert Tolaro
Production Associate: Joe Mac, Shyrl Ponder, Carla McQueen and Sean Ashley; Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group and Pete Sanders; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Cast
Joe Sears Thurston Wheelis
Elmer Watkins
Bertha Bumiller
Leonard Childers
R. R. Snavely
Pearl Burras
Sheriff Givens
Ike Thompson
Inita Goodwin
Phoebe Burkhalter
Joe Bob Lipsey
Jaston Williams Arles Struvie
Didi Snavely
Petey Fisk
Jody Bumiller
Charlene Bumiller
Stanley Bumiller
Vera Carp
Dixie Deberry
Farley Burkhalter
Helen Bedd
Garland Poteet
Understudies: Greg Currie (Arles Struvie, Charlene Bumiller, Didi Snavely, Dixie Deberry, Farley Burkhalter, Garland Poteet, Helen Bedd, Jody Bumiller, Petey Fisk, Stanley Bumiller, Vera Carp) and Tim Mateer (Bertha Bumiller, Elmer Watkins, Ike Thompson, Inita Goodwin, Joe Bob Lipsey, Leonard Childers, Pearl Burras, Phoebe Burkhalter, R. R. Snavely, Sheriff Givens, Thurston Wheelis)
Tony Award®
 1995 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Joe Sears