“Spitfire Grill” to Warm Up ACU Fulks Theatre This Coming Weekend
Immerse yourself in Abilene Christian University's performance of "The Spitfire Grill" this coming weekend, November 16-18, 2023. Directed by ACU Theatre Department chair Dawne Swearingen-Meeks, this theatrical masterpiece, based on the film by Lee David Zlotoff, promises an unforgettable experience at ACU Fulks Theatre.
The story revolves around Percy, a young woman seeking a fresh start to pursue her dreams. Guided by a page from an old travel book, she arrives in a small Wisconsin town and discovers a unique opportunity at Hannah's Spitfire Grill. The only eatery in town, the Grill is up for sale, yet no takers emerge. Percy persuades Hannah to raffle it off.
The entry process is as unique as the Grill itself. For a mere one hundred dollars, participants submit essays explaining why they desire to own the restaurant. This sparks a flurry of activity, with mail arriving by the wheelbarrow, and the small town begins to buzz with excitement. The narrative unfolds, blending humor, heart, and hope as the characters navigate their paths in the story.
Catch the performances at ACU Fulks Theatre from November 16-18, 2023, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at $25, offering a reasonably priced opportunity to witness this heartwarming tale. While suitable for all audiences, the play is recommended for ages 15 and older.
Don't miss the chance to be a part of the magic as "The Spitfire Grill" takes centerstage, promising an evening in celebration of the human spirit. Secure tickets now for an experience that will resonate long after the final curtain call.
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