Wilkinson Directs Revival of John Chaffin's DED HERRING at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre 4/4-5/19

April 3
2:25 PM 2013

Wilkinson Directs Revival of John Chaffin's DED HERRING at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre 4/4-5/19

Nine-time First Night Award winner Martha Wilkinson directs a revival of John Chaffin's Ded Herring, running April 4-May 19 at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre in Nashville.

In Ded Herring, George is an unsuccessful mystery writer living off of his wife's inheritance. When George discovers that his heiress wife is paying for the services of a male escort, he becomes furious and then the fun really begins! This suspenseful play full of intrigue and double-crosses will keep you guessing until the very last moment.

Wilkinson's cast cast includes: Daniel DeVault, Warren Gore, Johnny Peppers and Kandace Rachelle Peppers.

"Theatre in the Afternoon" performances every Thursday when the house opens at 11 a.m., with the show starting at 12 noon. Tickets are $19, Bring-Your-Own-Lunch, with beverages provided, or you can order Chaffin's Boxed Lunch when you make your reservation for an additional $8.50

Performances are held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, with the buffet served from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with show curtain at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees feature the buffest from noon to 1:30 p.m., with the show at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices for all evening performances and Sunday matinees are $60 for adults; $58 for seniors 65 and up; $45 for students 13-18; and $35 for children 12 and under.

Show-only tickets are $40 for adults, $30 for children 12 and under, and $35 for students. All prices include coffee, tea and soft drinks and taxes.

Reservations are available by calling (615) 646-0077.

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Jeffrey Ellis Jeffrey Ellis is a Nashville-based writer, editor and critic, who's been covering the performing arts in Tennessee for more than 25 years. He is the recipient of the Tennessee Theatre Association's Distinguished Service Award for his coverage of theatre in the Volunteer State and was the founding editor/publisher of Stages, the Tennessee Onstage Monthly. He is a past fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center and is the founder/executive producer of The First Night Honors - the history of which can be traced to 1989 and the first presentation of The First Night Awards - which honor outstanding theater artisans from Tennessee in recognition of their lifetime achievements and also includes The First Night Star Awards and the Most Promising Actors recognition. Midwinter's First Night honors outstanding productions and performances throughout the state. An accomplished director, Ellis helmed productions of La Cage Aux Folles, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and An American Daughter, all in their Nashville premieres, as well as award-winning productions of Damn Yankees, Company, Gypsy and The Rocky Horror Show. Ellis was recognized by The Tennessean as best director of a musical for both Company and Rocky Horror. In 2015, he directed William Inge's Picnic for Circle Players and Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years for VWA Theatricals, with The Larry Keeton Theatre's production of Beth Henley's The Miss Firecracker Contest set for spring 2016.


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