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The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus (In Your Home)

  • Written by Eric Coble
  • Directed by Melissa Crum
  • Company:
    • Andrea Belser
    • Miranda Coble
    • Jailyn Sherell Harris
    • Matthew Zitelli

Sheila and her friends find themselves on a mystical journey that could change the course of human and animal-kind forever! When a mysterious coyote with a cowboy hat and pick-up truck steals the group of friends' orange traffic cone, the crowning glory of their dirt-road junk-pile fortress, an adventure and a true test of bravery and friendship begins.

Touring Information:

This virtual production can be “Zoomed” right to you! Perfect for schools, libraries, scout troops, homeschool groups, and so much more. Our professional performers will interact with the audience pre-show, involving them in the creation of some theater magic, as well as post show for a question and answer session. An online study guide will be available with pre-show and post-show conversations and activities.

The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus (In Your Home) can be booked for dates from March 5th – December 3st, 2021.

For more information about booking and pricing, contact Katelyn Merold at kc.tctorg@gmail.com

Public Performances:

March 4th at 7pm - Educator and Community Night

Are you an educator or organization who would be interested in booking one of our touring productions? Email Artistic Director, Katelyn Merold, to join us for our annual “Educator and Community Night” and preview for The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus (In Your Home), our virtual 2021 tour. This performance is followed by a talk-back to ask questions about the booking and performance process.

General Public Performances
March 5th - 7th and March 12th - 14th
Fridays at 7pm
Saturdays at 3pm and 7pm
Sundays at 3pm
Tickets go on sale for the general public performances on February 1st! - Stay Tuned!

TCT's touring program is made possible in part by the generous support of

Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation