WCU kicks of stage season with musical
CULLOWHEE — The musical “Pump Boys and Dinettes” will start off the 2012-13 Mainstage season, presented by the students and faculty of Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Sept. 29, plus a 3 p.m. matinee on Sept. 29, at Hoey Auditorium.
The fun takes place at a roadside filling station and diner along N.C. Highway 57, where the Pump Boys sell gasoline and, across the road, Prudie and Rhetta Cupp run the Double Cupp Diner.
“Pump Boys and Dinettes” will feature direction by Brenda Lilly, School of Stage and Screen faculty member; choreography by Karyn Tomczak, director of the dance program; and musical direction by guest artist Jan Powell.
“The foot-stomping songs and charming tales of friendship, romance ...