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  1. PCT's 'Greater Tuna' takes comedy to another levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Inside Bay Area

    When two actors can pull off 20 distinct zany comic roles in the span of less than two hours, you know you have a winner on your hands. And that's exactly what Pittsburg Community Theatre's Brian Villanueva and Gregory Brown did in "Greater Tuna," which opened Thursday at the California Theatre.

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  2. PCT's 'Greater Tuna' takes comedy to another levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Contra Costa Times

    When two actors can pull off 20 distinct zany comic roles in the span of less than two hours, you know you have a winner on your hands. And that's exactly what Pittsburg Community Theatre's Brian Villanueva and Gregory Brown did in "Greater Tuna," which opened Thursday at the California Theatre.

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  3. On Tap: PCT opens 'Great Tuna' this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... to perform again at the Campbell Theatre, May 22-24. Set in the fictitious "third-smallest town" in Texas, "Greater Tuna" is known to be where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The 20 eccentric characters of "Tuna" are ...

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  4. Visit 'Greater Tuna' in WimberleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KUT-FM Austin

    'Greater Tuna' had its world premiere in Austin in 1981. In the 34 years since, the comedy has remained an enduring favorite, spawning three sequels about the residents of Tuna, the "third smallest town in Texas."

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  5. Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/8; GREATER TUNA in Austin, GROUNDED in Portland and More! This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Maine, Austin, Portland, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include Mad Horse's OTHER DESERT CITIES, classic comedy GREATER TUNA in Austin, and GROUNDED in Portland 1. Maine: Editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold reviews Mad Horse's OTHER DESERT CITIES, which closes out their season.

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  6. Fresh 'Tuna' is wickedly funny way to close season at Compass RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Maryland Gazette

    In its selection of "Greater Tuna" by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, Compass Rose Theater has made a winning choice for its season closer, guaranteed to please fans of this 1981 show filled with eccentric personalities. In her program notes, Compass Rose founding artistic director Lucinda Merry-Browne notes that the 20-character comedy can be played by a cast of 20 or by as few as two people.

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  7. On Tap: PCT will open 'Great Tuna' on May 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Inside Bay Area

    ... to perform again at the Campbell Theatre, May 22-24. Set in the fictitious "third-smallest town" in Texas, "Greater Tuna" is known to be where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The 20 eccentric characters of "Tuna" are ...

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  8. BWW Reviews: Greater Tuna ? Still Funny After All These YearsRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of the funniest shows to ever come out of the Lone Star State now playing in the charming town of Wimberley. GREATER TUNA, produced by Terri Bisett for The Wimberley Players (450 Old Kyle Road, Wimberley, TX). Performances run through 05/17: Friday ...

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  9. Fresh 'Tuna' is wickedly funny way to close season at Compass RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    In its selection of "Greater Tuna" by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, Compass Rose Theater has made a winning choice for its season closer, guaranteed to please fans of this 1981 show filled with eccentric personalities. In her program notes, Compass Rose founding artistic director Lucinda Merry-Browne notes that the 20-character comedy can be played by a cast of 20 or by as few as two people.

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  10. The Drunkard and The OlioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    ... There are even tomatoes to throw at the villain! The director is Tony-nominated writer-actor Joe Sears of Greater Tuna fame! "Today the play is performed in historical form as it was in the early days but with added salt and pepper fun for modern ...

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  11. Williams' memories inspire 'Maid Marian in a Stolen Car'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jaston Williams recalls how his friendship with actor Joe Sears began and grew, and how their conversations gave birth to the characters in "Greater Tuna." The scene is from Williams' one-man show "Maid Marian in a Stolen Car," being staged at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

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  12. The Vagabond Players' 100th Season to Include the Normal Heart, Our Town & MoreRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... years earning it the title: America's Oldest Continuously Operating Little Theatre. September 4 - 27: Greater Tuna, by Jaston Williams , Joe Sears , and Ed Howard , directed by Anthony Lane Hinkle. Off-Broadway premiere in 1982; Vagabond production ...

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  13. 6 great offerings from Mesa's Palms TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Orbison, all of whom were artists featured on the Sun Records label, launched by Sam Phillips in the 1950s. "Greater Tuna," Thurs., April 16-Sun., May 24: Written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, "Greater Tuna" takes audiences on a trip ...

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  14. Greater Tuna stars two actors who play 10 charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Star Online

    Greater Shelby Community Theatre will present Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard and Joe Sears Feb. 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 15 and 22 at 2:30 p.m. Greater Tuna is being performed at the Millennium Playhouse on the GWU campus in cooperation with the GWU Theatre Department.

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  15. Catch the laughs in 'Red, White and Tuna'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Village Life

    ... "It's the typical town with the typical goings-on," said Director Lanny Langston, who also directed 2009's "Greater Tuna." "But this one is even more fun, and we brought back the two guys (Lathrop and Gaylord) because they did such a great job in ...

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  16. Lyle Lovett to headline Paramount's Centennial GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    ... on the sidewalk in front of the theater, expanding the current stars for Joe Sears and Jaston Williams of "Greater Tuna" into a "Paramount Avenue of the Stars." The date for that induction and groundbreaking will be announced later. We have sent you ...

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  17. Then and now: Celebrating 100 years of the Paramount Theatre through picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CultureMap

    ... to Paramount's Avenue of Stars next to Jaston Williams and Joe Sears (a.k.a. Vera Carp and Pearl Burras of Greater Tuna .) The Paramount is also planning at least four free events representative of different iconic moments during the theater's ...

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  18. Theatre Three's Capote Play Is a Tru DelightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Suspend any expectation that the actor playing Truman Capote in the one-man play Tru, now on at Theatre Three, will attempt an impression of the author as accurate as the late Philip Seymour Hoffman did in his Oscar-winning performance in Capote. Jaston Williams, co-creator and longtime star of the original company of Greater Tuna, doesn't do Truman.

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  19. Theater review: a Trua at Theatre ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... and In Cold Blood in Jay Presson Allen's one man play Tru , now at Theatre Three. Williams, best known for the Greater Tuna plays, has played the role twice before at Austin's Zach Scott Theatre. That he brings something new is saying something ...

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  20. 'Greater Tuna,' Conway Women's Chorus highlighting...Read the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Looking for some entertainment this holiday season? The Faulkner Academy of the Arts has two events in the upcoming weeks to warm your heart and tickle your funny bone. All through the Christmas season, the Conway Dinner Theater at 2201 Washington Ave. will be presenting "Greater Tuna," a two-man comedy that has delighted audiences around the world.

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