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Waynesburg University Players to present “Doublewide, Texas”

Virtual performances will run March 24 through March 27

Rachel Pellegrino Mar 22, 2021

The Waynesburg University Players will present their spring play “Doublewide, Texas” Wednesday, March 24, through Saturday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. via live stream.

All are welcome to attend the virtual event, but registration is required. Attendees can register at

Once registered, a link will be provided via email to the live event.

This year’s play, “Doublewide, Texas,” is a trailer-park comedy by James, Hope and Wooten. The comedy follows the lives of the inhabitants of one of the smallest trailer parks in Texas–four doublewides and a shed–as they work together to prevent the annexation of their trailer park.

“The plot is full of wacky characters doing silly things,” said Edward Powers, professor of theatre. “I think people should look forward to a lot of humor. Our actors are working hard on southern, country accents and bringing these hilarious characters to life.”

Storytelling Cast

  • Rachel Duncan, freshman biblical & ministry studies major from Uledi, Pennsylvania
  • Eden Koldys, junior psychology major from Smithfield, Pennsylvania
  • Claire Wherthey, senior criminal justice major from Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • James Gallucci, junior biology major from Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
  • Cory Tretinik, senior communication major from Clarksville, Pennsylvania
  • Diamond Price, junior music major from Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania
  • McKenna Mercier, junior criminal justice administration major from Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Drew Vande Kamp, freshman criminal justice administration major from Tinley Park, Illinois
  • Heather Ratcliffe, junior biblical & ministry studies major from Bunker Hill, West Virginia

assistant director and stage manager

  • Elyse Morgan, sophomore theatre major from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
  • Annie Gaines, sophomore nursing major from La Plata, Maryland

“We all enjoy entertaining stories, and many stories are told in plays and musicals. We should not let theatre disappear during this pandemic. The arts need all of our support and attendance,” added Powers.

For more information, contact Powers at 724-852-3226 or