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The Rednecks Bite Back

Rednecks Bite Back


Director: Diana Child

Assistant Director: Caleb Whitman

Suwannee Valley Players is in rehearsals for The Rednecks Bite Back, a Farce by R. Eugene Jackson, at the Chief Theater. Join the side-splitting laughs with Bubba and his family! Show Dates will be on May 6-8 & 13-15, 2016. For more information, contact Diana Child at (352) 210-8792. This play is presented by special arrangements with Big Dog Plays.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and military with ID. Call Becky Gill at 352-443-9096 to reserve your tickets or you can purchase at The Gathering Table in Chiefland or Point of View Antiques in Fanning Springs. Click to see our seating layout.

Don't forget our fundraiser at Chiefland’s Beefy O’Bradys on Monday, April 18th, from 6pm-9pm. Those who want to get a preview of the laughs to come in the comedy The Rednecks Bite Back can stop by Beef O’Brady's on 7050 Nw 140th Street in Chiefland. That beloved redneck family the Bubbas and the redneck paramilitary ninja troop known as the Blubbers are planning to invade one of their favorite restaurants along with a host of other characters from the show. There will be a 50/50 raffle as well as other fund-raisers for the Suwannee Valley Players. Those wanting to audition for the upcoming Tri-County Talent Show can also pick up audition packets that night. It's going to be a lot of fun, a lot of laughs, and a lot of good food. Can't make it to Beef O'Brady's night? No problem! Just drop by the Gathering Table Restaurant in Chiefland, Point of View Antiques in Fanning Springs, or just call 352-443-9096 to reserve your tickets. Show dates are May 6-8 and 13-15.

We will have an open box office to purchase tickets for The Rednecks Bite Back on the following dates April 11 from 6:30pm to 8pm , April 21st from 6pm to 8pm and May 5 from 6pm to 7pm. Get your tickets early aswe are expecting sold out shows.

Tri-County Talent Competition

Suwannee Valley Players will host the Tri-County Talent Competition on May 20-21 at the Chief Theater. The top prizes will be up to $250 for first, $150 for second, and $100 for third. (Prizes will be based on the number of entries). The top 25 acts will perform on the 20th and the top 10 from that evening will perform on the 21st. This is open to people who live or work in Levy, Gilchrist and Dixie Counties. The final judges will be from outside our area and have experience in the fields of music, stage, and dance. We all know there's a lot of hidden talent in our area. It's time to showcase it for everyone to see. Send us your comedians, your magicians, and your musicians. Have that prima ballerina dance her way into our hearts. For more information, download the Talent Show Rules and Entry Form here.

Auditions for Oliver!

Oliver Auditions

Once upon a Time... There Was a Theater

Check out our interview with the Dixie Gilchrist Levy Counties Board of Realtors discussing the history of Suwannee Valley Players and the Chief Theater! The conversation is between Dr. Eugene R Gibbins of the DGLC Board of Realtors and SVP long-time members Elizabeth Philips and Linda Hagan. Join us on a delightful journey through time.

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The financial support SVP receives from individuals and businesses is essential to our future. Revenues from ticket sales do not cover our expenses. Please help us continue to be a able to offer affordable entertainment and to be a viable part of our community in making our area a great place to visit and to live. We are especially grateful for Becky Gill and for Luther Drummond of Drummond Community Bank for their amazing and generous support!

Buy a Seat for the Chief!

The Chief Theater has been going through a great transformation. You can be part of history by helping us fill the house with new seats. For a $120 donation, you can have a seat with your name on it to commomorate this occasion. Join our growing family of support!