‘Hee Haw’ coming to Louise Campbell Center for the Arts

Bennie Hitt and Nate Prather practice a scene for "Hee Haw."
By: 
DTL Staff
Staff Writer

The West Point Clay County Arts Council continues their work in the community to bring all types of enjoyable events to the town. The latest production is "Hee Haw" a variety show. The cast has been chosen, sets are being designed and painted, and practice is underway for the March 28, 29 and 30, shows at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts.

“Tickets are $12 each and there is limited seating, so now is the time to pick the night you want to come”, Julie Gray, president of the WPCCAC. said. "Tickets went on sale Friday, March 1, at Petal Pushers and First United Methodist Church."

Hee Haw was a fan favorite TV variety show that began in 1969 on CBS and ran for over 20 years. It featured country music and down home rural humor and gave "Hee Haw" a special place in history of variety shows and in the hearts of all its fans.

It was a television variety show featuring country music and humor with the fictional rural "Kornfield Kounty" as a backdrop. It was created to be a country version of "Laugh In" put not as topical.

"The show is going to be just great and so much fun," Gray, said. "Everyone remembers watching Hee Haw on Saturday nights, whether you are young or old."

The WPCC Arts Council strives to bring all types of events to the community, including plays, art exhibits, Friday Night Jams, Sundays at the Center as well as larger productions such as the recent Wizard of Oz that featured over 100 West Point citizens.

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