Comedy-drama hits the stage in Bryson City

art churchesThe comic/drama “Painting Churches” will kickoff Smoky Mountain Community Theatre’s 2014 production season at 7:30 p.m., May 9-11 and 16-19 in Bryson City. 

Written by Tina Howe, the story focuses on Gardner Church, a famous poet, who is slipping in and out of senility. Fanny, his wife, is an eccentric lady. The Churches are preparing to move from their Boston townhouse to their summer cottage on Cape Cod. Their daughter, Mags, an aspiring artist, has come home to help with the move and at last paint a portrait of her aging parents.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 6 to 18.

828.488.3489 or www.smctheatre.com.

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