The College of the
Desert Dramatic Arts Company presents
by Jaston Williams, Joe
Sears, & Ed Howard
association with Samuel French, Inc.
Friday, December 6 & Saturday,
December 7 at 7:00 pm
December 8 at 2:00 pm
Location: “Theatre Too” on the campus of College of
Tickets: $10 COD Students / $15 General Admission
*All proceeds benefit the COD Dramatic Arts Company
College of the Desert Dramatic Arts Company rings in the holiday season with
the hilarious, side-splitting, yuletide romp A Tuna Christmas by Jaston
Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard.
It's Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. Local radio
station celebrities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie are set to report on
various holiday activities, including the highly competitive annual lawn
display contest. In other news, voracious Joe Bob Lipsey's production of
"A Christmas Carol" is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills and the
wide array of colorful Tuna denizens are being terrorized by the infamous
Christmas Phantom. A Tuna Christmas is a quick-paced, laugh-a
minute holiday riot, as two actors portray the entire
cast of over twenty eccentric characters of both genders and various ages.
The Dramatic Arts Company production features two of the
desert’s most recognized award-winning comedic performers, Lou Galvan and Tres
Dean. In a first at COD, all of the design elements (scenic, props,
costumes, lighting, and sound) will be designed strictly by students.
“It is a unique, exciting, extremely challenging production
to be involved in,” says director Noemi Villela Dean. “Not only are the
students being given the opportunity to run and design the show, they are also
being given the opportunity to learn from two professional and highly talented
The student production team
includes Fareed Salahuddin, Anthony Gomez, Steven Armstrong, Kailey Osgood,
Chris Hoggatt, Addison Gonzalez, Miranda Hane, and June Mihalich.
For ticket information and
reservations (strongly advised), please call 760-776-7370. All proceeds
will directly benefit the COD Dramatic Arts Company.