â€œIt Runs In the Familyâ€ Opens at Downtown Playhouse
The British farce â€œIt Runs In the Familyâ€ has opened at the Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas. The comedy, which is the theaterâ€™s first show of the 2019 season, runs through March 24.
â€œIt Runs In the Familyâ€ is written by Ray Cooney and is set at St. Andrewâ€™s Hospital in London. Dr. David Mortimore is preparing to make a very important speech, but he is sidetracked by news of a long lost child. Along the way he encounters an array of patients and fellow doctors who bring upheaval and humor to the stage.
â€œIt Runs In the Familyâ€ is sponsored by Overman Buildings and Above & Beyond Home Care. The production is directed by Kelly Grooms.
Remaining performance dates are March 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 22, 23 and 24.
Tickets are $19.60, including tax, and the cost of admission also covers beverage and dessert. There is a wide array of hot and cold beverages, and desserts include Strawberry Cream Pie, Cookies & Cream Pie,
Lemon Bundt Cake and Sugar-Free Chocolate Parfait.
The Downtown Playhouse is located at 302 North Marr in Pocahontas.