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  1. Clear to Partly CrazyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 24 | Houston Press

    Jaston Williams, the Texas-centric funny guy and co-creator of Greater Tuna , is out with a new show and the forecasters are predicting 100 percent change of laughs.

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  2. Jaston Williams set to perform at The GrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... and can be seen again at 8 p.m. Saturday at 2020 Postoffice St. in Galveston. Williams, creator and co-star of "Greater Tuna," which spawned three productions, will star in this new one-man comedy touching on subjects all Texans understand such as ...

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  3. Next Schultz Show Continues - Tuna' SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... Theatre performed the series' last play, "A Tuna Christmas" in December 2015. The original "Tuna" play, "Greater Tuna," was performed at Schultz Theatre in 2013. The series was written by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard and Joe Sears. The first play ...

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  4. River Campus Announces Summer Arts Festival Dates and ShowsRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... smash comedy hit musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" and the festival southern comedy play "Greater Tuna." Last year's festival received rave reviews, according to festival organizers. More than 3,000 attended the one-day Saturday ...

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  5. The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Clear to Partly CrazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Clear To Partly Crazy, the premiere of an hilarious new play by Greater Tuna's Jaston Williams , Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 2 pm and 8 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com .

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  6. Even Greater 'Tuna'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | NWAonline

    The cast of the current tour of "Greater Tuna" has been expanded from two to three, with each actor playing seven characters. Tim Leavon, center, portrays Vera Carp, all of the Bumiller children, the town mortician and a new character named Ronnie.

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  7. Eisemann Center presents Greater TunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Dallas Observer

    Creator Jaston Williams has been serving up Tuna since the early 1980s - but the beloved theatrical staple maintains its freshness even 35 years in. In Greater Tuna, audiences are introduced to the timeless tale of a small West Texas town and its hilarious inhabitants, people who embody that particular old-fashioned, ribald, in-your-face personality you expect to find in small town Texas.

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  8. All Roads Lead to TunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Texas Highways

    The actor and playwright Jaston Williams grew up in the small towns of Olton and Crosbyton in the Texas Panhandle, but he is best known for his portrayals of a different small town-the fictional hamlet of Tuna. The award-winning play Greater Tuna, which he wrote with his co-star Joe Sears and director Ed Howard, has been gracing stages across the state and beyond since its premiere at a theater space on Sixth Street in Austin in 1981.

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  9. Greater TunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    The local favorite created by Joe Sears and Jaston Williams returns in a new version with a new cast, directed by that same Williams , ready to introduce a new generation of theatregoers to the all-too-human shenanigans that take place among citizens of the third smallest town in Texas . Yes, it's "where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies."

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  10. More informationRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | Austin Monthly

    More Info: Greater Tuna is the hilarious comedy about Texas' third smallest town, where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are portrayed by only two performers, making this satire on life in rural America even more delightful as they depict all of the inhabitants of Tuna - men, women, children and animals.

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  11. Greater TunaRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | Houston Press

    It all started with a political skit in Austin, but soon this satire of rural America took off and everybody was laughing at the antics of the cross-dressing comics in Greater Tuna .

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  12. Bailey and MercerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Ryan Bailey as "Arles Struvie" and Will Mercer as "Thurston Wheelis" star in "Greater Tuna," which will be showing Saturday and Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House. "Greater Tuna," which debuted in 1981 in Austin, is back and better than ever with a new cast and production.

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  13. Greater Tuna to Bring Small Town Texas to Spencer TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Award-winning Greater Tuna original co-star and co-creater Jaston Williams brings us this all-new, reimagined multi-act spoof about the small town Texas life of lore. Named a state treasure in Texas, this comedic gem features 3 actors , 21 unforgettable characters and 20 million laughs - all under the direction of Williams.

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  14. Greater Tuna Tour to Stop in Galveston This April, Featuring Q&a with Jaston WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with co-creator Jaston Williams sitting in the director's chair. Each performance will be followed with a Q&A. GREATER TUNA will play The Grand 1894 Opera House for a limited three-performance engagement on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 3 and 8 pm; ...

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  15. a Greater Tunaa is now a bigger fish in a small pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    Longtime fans of "Greater Tuna" know the setup: Every character in the beloved play - man, woman, child, even animal - is brought to life by just two funny and facile actors, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams. But in the "rebooted" production of "Greater Tuna," Wednesday and Thursday at Bass Hall, there will be three men onstage playing a total of 21 characters.

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  16. All New Greater Tuna Directed by Jaston Williams Comes to Eisemann 4/21-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    GREATER TUNA, the hilarious hit comedy about the third smallest town in Texas where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies, is coming back to the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas, this time with Co-Creator Jaston Williams sitting in the Director's chair. Performances take place on Friday, April 21 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, April 22 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm.

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  17. Acclaimed Texas play starts tour with McAllen debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    ... director of the current iteration, was one of the two award-winning actors who created, wrote and starred in "Greater Tuna," embodying half a town of 18 characters. He is a recipient of the Texas Medal of the Arts and Texas Governor's Award for ...

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  18. Greater Tuna coming to Whatley Center March 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College will welcome you back to Tuna, Texas when it hosts the hilarious, irreverent comedy Greater Tuna March 28 at 7:30 p.m. Greater Tuna is about Texas' third smallest town, where the Lion's club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of Tuna citizens - men, women, children, and animals alike - are portrayed by only three performers, making this satire on life in rural America both crazy and delightful.

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  19. Greater Tuna' co-creator strikes gold in rural TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Will Mercer as "Aunt Pearl Burras," Tim Leavon as "Vera Carp" and Ryan Bailey as "Didi Snavely"will perform March 23 at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium in "Greater Tuna." Tim Leavon as "Charlene Bumiller" and Will Mercer "Bertha Bumiller" will perform March 23 at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium in "Greater Tuna."

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  20. Traditional Irish Music Superstars ALTAN Come to Spencer TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Dynamic three-part harmony with epic arrangements! Pre-show Angus beef meatloaf lobby buffet ($20) at 5 p.m. GREATER TUNA - Tuesday, April 11 at 7 p.m. (($39-$69). This multi-act spoof on small town Texas life features 3 actors, 20 characters and 20 ...

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