2017 | 09 Trailer Park Elegy

Trailer Park Elegy
Written & Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt

September 1-17

World Premiere! While working at a trailer park to escape the publicity from a dark episode in his recent past, Elijah finds the cremated remains of a woman sitting forgotten on a shelf for the past 17 years. The effort to uncover the woman’s lost humanity pushes Elijah, his eccentric friends and a lovely goat named Mabel to the brink of ruin. This dark, funny play (that received its first reading here at last year’s Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase) explores the line in the sand beyond which we lose ourselves as human beings, and challenges the audience to find value in even the worst among us.

Stick around for a complementary postmission (after-show) beverage, and meet our author and director, and our cast and crew!

Don’t miss Trailer Park Elegy, September 1 through September 17, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm at Acrosstown Repertory Theater (619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601, in the historic Baird Center).

There will also be a $5 preview performance on Thursday, August 30, cash-only at the door.

Purchase your tickets using a credit card or PayPal today: Tickets are $15 for the general public with a discount for seniors, students, veterans and active military and may be purchased below. A limited number of tickets are also available at the door thirty minutes before showtime.

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