Winter Dessert Theatre

For over ten years, the Winter Dessert Theatre Series has brought the best of theatre to  venues throughout Stokes County. Desserts are provided by local businesses at each show, which are included in the ticket price. People who have attended this annual series are always complementing on the tasty desserts and top-notch performances throughout the remainder of the year. Do not miss this year’s performances!

Tickets for all performances of the 2020 Winter Dessert Theatre Series can be purchased online or by calling the Stokes County Arts Council at 336-593-8159.

Desserts available beginning one hour before production.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 – 3pm “Hank Williams, The Lonesome Tour”

Desserts Sponsored by Robertson Home Inspection

Jason Petty brings Hank Williams music and story alive in this one man show.  The Lonesome Tour tells the story of one of Country Music’s greatest legends, with wit, wisdom and reflective humor. 

All of the legendary songs are included such as “Jambalaya”, “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, “Hey Good Lookin”, “Move It On Over”, “I Saw The Light”, and many more. 

$15 General Admission, $10 SCAC Members & Seniors, $5 Eighteen and Under

SCAC Member Season Ticket (all 4 shows) $30

Friday, February 14, 2020 – 7pm & Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 3pm

“Where There’s A Will, There’s A Murder”

Desserts Sponsored by

On Valentines Day weekend couples are invited to wear their best and enjoy a Murder Mystery at the Arts Place.

The show entitled “Where theres a Will theres a Murder” focuses on a group of family members who are invited by a famous author “Noone” to a remote island where they become stranded, trying to find out exactly why they are there and which items in the Will are theirs as they wait for the exact time and date of the reading. Newly weds, family, friends and the maid and butler of the luxurious estate to which they stay, work to find out who has turned their back on whom.    

$15 General Admission, $10 SCAC Members & Seniors, $5 Eighteen and Under

SCAC Member Season Ticket (all 4 shows) $30

Saturday, February 29, 2020 – 7pm & Sunday, March 1, 2020 – 3pm

“Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”

Feb. 29 – Desserts sponsored by Cannon & Co.

Mar. 1 – Desserts sponsored by Edward Jones Investments of Walnut Cove

David Burney brings the “Man in Black” to life in this one man musical theatre performance. 

“Hello, I’m Johnny Cash” shares an intimate portrayal of Cash’s life story, from growing up in Dyess, Arkansas to his final days after the death of his beloved June Carter. 

From his early years at Sun Records, to his world-famous prison concerts and television show, to the unexpected success of the American Recordings albums and MTV videos at the end of his career.

This musical journey is told through anecdotes and, of course, through the songs the whole world knows and loves. 

$15 General Admission, $10 SCAC Members & Seniors, $5 Eighteen and Under

SCAC Member Season Ticket (all 4 shows) $30

Saturday, March 21, 2020 – 3pm & Sunday, March 22, 2020 – 3pm

“The Distance Between Us”

Mar. 21 – Desserts Sponsored by

Mar. 22 – Desserts Sponsored by Carolina Farms and Homes

A play told in letters written between a Quaker mother who has moved to Ohio, and her daughter who has remained in Southern Virginia. 

The story is a turbulent, yet tender love story with a powerful theme: forgiveness.  “The Distance Between Us” stars Terri Ingalls – a longtime leading lady of local theatre – as the mother Charity; and poet / actress Juliana Caldwell as Maiden, her daughter. 

The play was written by Frank Levering as a tribute to his Quaker heritage and in memory of his courageous Quaker parents, Miriam and Sam Levering.

$10 General Admission, $7 SCAC Members & Seniors, $5 Eighteen and Under

SCAC Member Season Ticket (all 4 shows) $30

The 2020 Winter Dessert Theatre Series is sponsored by the North Carolina Arts Council and Stokes County Arts Council.

For more information on events or to become a Stokes County Arts Council member, call 336 593-8159.

 

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