Dearly Departed

By David Botrell and Jessie Jones

Directed by Bryce Lord

When the Turpin family patriarch conks out suddenly, it ends up being a drop-dead funny problem. His widow wants his final epitaph to read "Mean and Surly" while the rest of the clan deals with their loss in frantically silly ways. His eccentric family tries hard to get him to his resting place, but putting him in the ground ends up being a real challenged for this colorful group of Southern misfits.

Produced by Sunset Playhouse at Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Rd, Elm Grove

Performances: June 2-26, 2011

Performance Times: Thursdays June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23 at 7:30 pm
Fridays June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24 at 8 pm
Saturday June 4 8 pm
Saturdays June 11, June 18, June 25 at 5 pm and 8 pm
Sundays June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26 at 2 pm

Ticket Prices: Thursdays and Sundays- $18 Fridays and Saturdays- $20 Thursday June 2 and June 23 only- $10

Call 262-782-4430 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions: Monday, April 4 (7:00pm-10:00pm) & Tuesday, April 5, 2011 (7:00pm-10:00pm)
Callbacks: April 6, 2011
Rehearsals: May 2-June 1, 2011
Production dates: June 2-26, 2011
Roles available: 10 Roles: 4 men, 6 women; ages 20s-60s+

DEARLY DEPARTED will be directed by Bryce Lord. Please show up at 7pm on either April 4 or April 5 at The Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Road.

Scripts can be checked out at the box office Monday-Friday (1-5pm) and Saturday (1-4pm) with a $10 deposit.

Contact Managing Director Jonathan West at with further questions.