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Home of the Great Pecan

  • Weekly on Friday and Saturday
  • Starting on: 06/28/2013
  • Ending on: 07/14/2013
  • 07:00PM - 10:00PM
  • $15-20


The Hi-Desert Cultural Center is proud to announce that the west coast premiere of playwright Stephen Bittrich’s critically acclaimed new theatrical comedy, Home of the Great Pecan, will open for three weekends beginning Friday June 28, 2013 at the Center’s state-of-the-art Blak Box Theater! Along the lines of Greater Tuna and Almost Maine, Home of the Great Pecan is, in a nutshell, a hilarious new farce and quirky southern comedy set in the real small town of Seguin, Texas in the mid 1980s. Bittrich’s outlandish tale of UFOs and romance has been literally “cracking-up” audiences and was recently heralded by a critic as, “the most delightful new comedy I've seen in a long while.”

Following the smash success and extended show run of The Dining Room and with an almost fifty-year tradition of staging award-winning live theatre, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center is thrilled to present its fifth theatrical production this season as part of its year-round entertainment and educational offerings. Directed by popular esteemed local director Wendy Cohen, whose acting and directing has garnered her many awards and honors from the Desert Theatre League, “Pecan” is a gut-busting comedy that will feature a large crew and cast of “nutty” characters: Lorraine Williamson, Brad Holt, Jack Kennedy, Becky Renish, Toni Molano, Marge Doyle, Dennis Priest, Karl Weimer, Tim Kelly, Anja Homberg, Velma Demaray, Richie Sande, Scott Cutler, Michaela Chambers, Kat Anderson, Billy Pomgranite, Dave Jessup, Karl Weimer and Ian Price.

The Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s production of Home of the Great Pecan will run Friday and Saturday evenings at 7pm June 28th through July 13th, with a special 2pm matinee performance on July 7th. Tickets are $15 for general seating and $20 for Elite Seating. Tickets to performances of Home of the Great Pecan are available online at, on the Center’s FaceBook page, or by calling the box office at 760.366.3777.

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