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"Dashing Through The Snow"

The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant

Friday • December 8

Clock Icon 6:00 PM
Money Icon $20 - $79.95
Location Icon The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
102 Connell Highway
Newport, RI 02840
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Dashing Through the Snow
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten

Directed by Tony Annicone

Friday November 24 - Sunday, December 31, 2017

It's four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, and a colorful parade of eccentric guests arrive at the Snowflake Inn and deck the halls with holiday hilarity. Trina, the harried yet upbeat innkeeper of this B&B, has more than she can handle coping with these nuttier-than-a-fruitcake lodgers. Hoyt and his sister,
Donna Jo, make the mistake of trying to end a thirty-year feud between their curmudgeonly aunts, Ennis and Della, with sidesplitting results. Ainsley and Lenora, self-involved actors from a lower-than-low-budget touring production of A Christmas Carol, descend on the Inn to fulfill a promise, leaving comedic chaos in their wake. Add to this Yuletide mayhem an ill-advised romantic rendezvous between Mrs. Claus and one of Santa's elves, a demanding guest who refuses to leave, not to mention a tipsy housekeeper, and it's clear it will take more than a kiss under the mistletoe to keep Trina's spirits merry
and bright. But a spur-of-the-moment Christmas Eve wedding that brings together the fabulous Futrelle sisters Honey Raye, Twink, Frankie and Rhonda Lynn and their best friend, Raynerd, takes a surprising and delightful turn that leads to a laugh-'til-your-sides-ache climax, changing all their lives forever. You'll swear this family-friendly Jones/Hope/Wooten Christmas comedy is more
fun than a joyride in a one-horse open sleigh!

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