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Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

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Son of a Gun

Closed November 18, 2012

Why See Son of a Gun?

A quirky, darkly comic, folk/rock musical that tells the story of Danderhauler Agamenon Khrusty, the eldest of three sons of Winston and Elmadora Khrusty, and the heir apparent to the throne of the Khrusty family Appalachian band. Danderhauler's life is dominated by the charismatic personality of his father, a highly-functioning, and entertaining alcoholic.

When Danderhauler meets the love of his life, Lucy Sunshine, they conspire to free him of the burden of his father's addiction, but surprising news about his father throws the plans into chaos.  Danderhauler steps up as the new band leader. As the events that follow spiral out of control, Danderhauler must find a way to confront both his dead father and his own demons. He does both by means of an old fashioned cowboy duel.

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Dates

Opening night: 4 November 2012

Audience

Suitable for ages 12 and up

Run time

2 hours and 10 minutes, including one intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Van Hughes, Ryan Link, Lori Fischer, Billy Brimblecom, Michael Castillejos, Rebecca Hart, Alex Branton, Martin Landry, Jimmie James

Creative

Author: Chris Cragin Day & Don Chaffer
Music & Lyrics: Don Chaffer with additional music and lyrics by Lori Chaffer
Director: Gabriel Barre
Producer: Firebone Theatre
Press Agent: John Capo PR

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