2014-15 Playhouse schedule lists mystery, comedy, two musicals
Shows for the Southwest Playhouse 2014-2015 season have been selected and show dates confirmed and approved by the publishers, Bob Gauger said. Directors for the various productions will be announced later.
“Smoke On the Mountain”
The season will open Sept. 12-14 and 19-21 with “Smoke On the Mountain — Homecoming.” It’s October 1945 and the war is over. The United States’ years of prosperity are just beginning.
The plot revolves around the decision by Rev. Mervin Oglethorpe to accept a call to preach in Texas, and he will be leaving with his wife, June, who is eight months pregnant. He is giving his last service at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. The following day, his wife’s brother, Dennis, will be taking over the pulpit at Mount Pleasant.