Mainstage season kicks off with ‘Pump Boys’

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. Sept. 26 through 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. 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.  

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and WCU faculty and staff, and $7 (in advance) and $10 (day of show) for students.

For more information, 828.227.7491. For tickets, 828.227.2479 or www.bardoartscenter.wcu.edu.

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