'Foreigner' Coming To Arts Center

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'The Foreigner' featuring Cannon County's own Mike Reed and Tim Spry will play at the Arts Center April 15 - May 1. Photo taken by Russel Mobley.
The Arts Center of Cannon County is happy to announce the hilarious comedy The Foreigner April 15 thru May 1.

Laughter and hilarity are in abundant supply as our favorite southern comedy returns to the Arts Center stage with Mike Reed as Charlie, a shy man who seeks peace and quiet in a rural backwoods lodge.

The Foreigner is set in rural Georgia where two English men, Froggy and Charlie arrive as guests. “Froggy” LeSeuer, a British demolition expert, has brought along his pathologically shy friend, Charlie.

When people at the lodge try to talk to Charlie, he cannot find words due to his terrible shyness.  Before departing, “Froggy” tells all assembled that Charlie is from an exotic foreign country and speaks no English.

Once alone, the fun really begins as Charlie overhears more than he should. Charlie’s little white lie fuels the nonstop hilarity of this play as situations conspire to turn Charlie's holiday from himself into a self-discovery of humor, good-nature, even heroism and sets up the wildly funny climax in which thing go uproariously awry for the “bad guys.”  

Directed by Mary Wilson, The Foreigner also features Arts Center favorites Tim Spry, Phil Mote, Emily Roberts, Pat Garrett, Justin Winton, and Becky Coutras.

The Foreigner is sponsored by First National Bank and is part of the 2011 Stagedoor Series.  

The performance schedule for all shows is Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Tickets for The Foreigner are $10 with discounts available for students, seniors and groups and  may be purchased by calling the Arts Center box office at 615-563-(ARTS) 2787 or 1-800-235-9073.

 Tickets may also be purchased online at www.artscenterofcc.com. The Kitchen at The Arts Center is now open before all performances.

The Arts Center is located on 1424 John Bragg Highway, just west of the town of Woodbury, approximately 20 minutes from Murfreesboro, Manchester, and McMinnville and one hour southeast of Nashville. Office hours are 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m., Monday through Saturday. For more information please call 615-563-(ARTS) 2787 or 1-800-235-9073.

If You Go:
What: The Foreigner
When: April 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 at 7:30PM   April 17 & May 1 at 2:00PM      
Where: The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway, and Woodbury, TN
Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students & Seniors
Phone:    (615) 563-2787 or 1-800-235-9073
Website: www.artscenterofcc.com
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March 30, 2011 at 7:03am
When you have MIKE & TIM you always have a hit show.......
March 30, 2011 at 9:25am
this area is fortunate to have this fine arts center.it is an ASSET to the community.just shows what can happen when good people work TOGETHER for a common cause.and i might add, its downright good for people to get together and share a few(possibly very many),laughs.
March 30, 2011 at 11:41am
I saw the story about the Cannon County Arts Center on PBS Tennessee Crossroads last week. It was great seeing our county displayed that way. I love attending anything at the Arts Center. It's an asset to our county.
March 30, 2011 at 5:23pm
It is funnnnnyyy. I would recommend this show to anyone. Tim and Mike are always funny.
March 31, 2011 at 8:33am
Best Arts Center in Tennessee.
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