Dinner Theater: Alamo Aftermath

Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 at 6:00 PM CDT · By Columbus Historical Preservation Trust
Date & Time
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 at 6:00 PM CDT
to
Sat, Mar 23rd 2019 at 9:30 PM CDT
Location
Stafford Opera House
425 Spring St
Columbus TX, 78934
Event Details

About the Show:

After the Alamo fell, the Texas army under Sam Houston retreated, leaving behind charred settlements and a mob of evacuating civilians. Heroes and villains of every background emerged in this “Runaway Scrape,” ending the battle with a victory for Texas at San Jacinto. Crank Collective, under the direction of John Cecil, tells this incredible story in a one-hour operetta featuring drama, comedy, battle scenes and music with a live band.

Second of three in a series of Texas History Musicals, the production follows Tejano patriot José Antonio Menchaca from besieged San Antonio to East Texas, where he becomes embroiled in the war’s final battle. Fighting alongside him are the Barnaby brothers, reluctant soldiers who fled scandal in Georgia to claim cheap land in Texas. Based partly on Menchaca’s memoir and historical documents, the all-ages production of Alamo Aftermath tells of love of country, lust for land and the birth of the nation of Texas.

Event Details:

Guests will have an opportunity to meet the performing cast before the show, as well as enjoy a delicious catered meal. A cash bar serving wine and beer will be open throughout the evening.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Show begins at 7:00 p.m.

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