The Last Leaf and Cirrius, Nebraska

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The Last Leaf: The bittersweet story involves Johnsy, a young artist who is suffering from a severe case of pneumonia and has lost her will to live.  However, a friend provides the ultimate gift to Johnsy, and in doing so, saves her life.  Utilizing O. Henry’s wise and poignant manner, Thomas Hischak shows what

Cirrius, Nebraska: The town of Cirrius is so small that the mayor is also the judge and the postmaster.  But the secret the townspeople hold is no small one, as a New York businessman discovers on a trip to the Brigadoon-like town.  After a few meals with the locals at the bed and breakfast, the stranger soon finds that while warm and kind, nobody can take a joke.  Through a string of comically awkward interactions with the tight-lipped townsfolk, the secret behind the serious mood comes out…  it is against the law to laugh.  When Rose, the local school teacher, tells the stranger about the fateful day the bizarre law went into effect, he begins to understand.  And in sharing their secret with a stranger, a glimmer of hope for change creeps through the gray clouds that have been hanging over Cirrius for years.

Please join us for one of the following shows:

  • Friday, April 11 at 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 12 at 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 13 1:00 PM

Tickets for dinner theatre are only $15 for adults and $8 for children 9 and under. For tickets or questions please contact St Paul Players at 513-426-6504 Click here for directions.

These productions are sure to touch you and, deliver a few laughs and put you in the Easter spirit. Invite your friends, family and neighbours to see this fine performance by the acclaimed St. Paul Players.