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Running with Scissors to Present MISS GULCH RETURNS!, 10/18-27

MISS GULCH RETURNS!, a one-man, one-piano musical tour de force by Fred Barton, will star Bob Edes JR. accompanied by Jim Walpole, October 18 - 27, 2013 at Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse Street.

The show runs Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm ($25) / Sundays at 6pm ($20). Tickets: 504-488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com. (Note: Opening night hosted by the Mystic Krewe of Satyric on Friday, October 18 at 8pm / $25 donation. Tickets: 504-252-5476 or MysticKreweOfSatyricon.com.)

Poor Almira Gulch! In The Wizard of Oz, the crotchety cantankerous Kansan intrigued and intimidated us, but she never got to tell her side of story. Why does she ride that bike? What does she have against neighborhood girls and their little dogs, too? What becomes of her after that tornado? And most important of all: who's the real woman beneath that ferocious facade?

Now, the biddy is back in all the glory Hollywood denied her, starring in a one-man, one-piano tour de force: MISS GULCH RETURNS! In this unforgettable metaphorical musical, Miss Gulch gives us the dirt. She lays her soul bare -- and yours if you dare. And she belts a mean tune. (What other kind would you expect?)

The role of Miss Gulch is performed by multiple Big Easy award-winner Bob Edes JR., accompanied at the piano byJim Walpole. MISS GULCH RETURNS! is presented by Running With Scissors.

Turn off your cell phones, turn Judy's picture to the wall, turn up the volume, and welcome to the wit and wisdom of Miss Gulch, your "entertainesse extraordinaire!"

MISS GULCH RETURNS! is written by Fred Bartonand stars Bob Edes JR. as Almira Gulch, with Jim Walpole on piano. Performances run Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 18 - 22 at Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse Street, New Orleans. Showtimes are 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 6pm Sundays, with tickets priced at $25 (Fri & Sat) and $20 (Sun). To make your reservation, call 504-488-1460 or visit MidCityTheatre.com. PLEASE NOTE: The opening night performance on Friday, October 18 is hosted by the Mystic Krewe of Satyricon. For tickets to that show only, call 504-252-5476 or visit MysticKreweOfSatyricon.com.



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