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Theater: A Slice of the Blarney
January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Written by Kitty Burns
Directed by ANGELINA KENNON
January 10th to February 1st, 2020
Sunday Matinee on January 26th
Lying on his deathbed in his home not far from Manhattan, multi-millionaire Shannon O’Leary knows that the members of his family are just waiting for him to die to see who inherits his fortune.
One-by-one, the ever-faithful relatives show up and circle like vultures. Shannon knows this but still hopes that there is at least one of them who really loves him for who he is and not just for his money.
It’s a classic set-up for comedy, especially when Shannon’s last wish is for an authentic Irish wake, a wish that gets fulfilled . . . sort of!
The members of Shannon’s family include his brother, Douglas, his ex-wife, Arlene, his youngest daughter, Katie, his Gypsy-like daughter, Sharon, and his son, Patrick, each of whom seeks some kind of satisfaction in the form of money. Only Colleen Sullivan, Shannon’s maid, really cares for the crotchety old man.
This rollicking farce assembles a group of quirky relatives, all of whom have come with the same thing in mind, but which culminates in a wild celebration and a true taste of authentic Irish culture.
Pricing and Where to Purchase Tickets
Tickets are available beginning approximately six weeks prior to a production’s opening night at our ticket agent Poppy, 522 Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601. Tickets must be picked up in person. Payment may be made with cash, check, or credit card. Telephone 541-884-4361 for ticket information and availability. Of course, tickets for an evening’s performance can also be purchased, subject to availability, in the Linkville Playhouse’s lobby (201 Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR on the northeast corner of 2nd and Main Streets) one hour prior to curtain time.
Regular season tickets are $14 for the loge section, $12 for the orchestra section, and $11 for our newly designed balcony. One dollar discounts are offered to seniors and those with a current student or military ID. Occasionally, two-for-one rush tickets are available at the door for these patrons. Be sure to follow The Linkville Playhouse on Facebook or Twitter to catch this great deal! Our Little Linkville Plays for Children are economically priced at just $2 so the entire family can enjoy the magic of live theater.
Please note that tickets are non-refundable. Exchanges, if available, may be made prior to the performance date. You may also return tickets to the show date and claim them as a charitable donation as long as the tickets are available for resale.
Special Notice to Our Out-of-Town Patrons
The Linkville Playhouse has fans far and wide! As a courtesy to our out-of-town patrons, requests for specific tickets to a particular performance can be made by mailing a check in the appropriate amount payable to “The Linkville Players” with a self-addressed, stamped return envelope to our ticket agent. Include a contact phone number, in case there are any questions about your request.