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Tyrone Community Players to present a cook’s choice dinner theatre

For the past 20 years, TV cooks Dolly and Isobel have hated each other. When they are thrown together for the wildly successful television show “The Kitchen Witches,” hilarity results. Imagine if Martha Stewart cooked with Jerry Springer! The Tyrone Community Players proudly presents “The Kitchen Witches” three nights this month.
Dates for the comedy are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 27, 28 and 29.
“The Thursday performance will be the show only,” TCP Office Manager Ramona Ward said. “The Friday and Saturday night shows are dinner theatre.”
“The Kitchen Witches” will be presented at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 1200 Logan Avenue, Tyrone. Thursday’s show is set to begin at 8 p.m. Tickets for this performance are $10 for adults and $8 for children. Dinner precedes Friday and Saturday performances and will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the show beginning immediately after the meal.
Dinner theatre tickets are $25 per person.
“We were fortunate to get Scott Collinash’s ‘Especially For You Catering’ to prepare and serve our meal,” Ward continued. “We haven’t finalized the menu but when people call for tickets, I’ll be able to discuss it with them.”
Ward can be reached at the TCP ticket office at 684-ART2.
Alicia Rodriguez of Tyrone plays the pretentious and smug Isobel. She has been seen in TCP’s production of “Sherwood,” and ACT’s “Broadway Babies.” She currently attends IUP as a music student.
Jennifer Toth of Altoona plays rival cook and hometown diva Dolly Biddle. Toth has appeared in the 2006 production of “The Christmas Caroled,” as well as numerous other productions.
Stephen Toth of Altoona plays Stephen Biddle, the station manager and son (both on stage and off stage) of one of the dueling culinary divas. His character is in the uncomfortable position of trying to please his mother, sponsors and station management. You know that soufflé’s going to fall! Stephen has appeared in AAHS’s successful “Footloose.” Additionally, he played Mr. Depinna in the Kauffman and Hart classic “You Can’t Take It With You.”
Irv Fink of Tyrone rounds out the cast. He plays Rob, the cameraman. Irv has been an integral part of TCP, playing a lawyer in “Southern Fried Murder,” a pirate in “Peter Pan,” and Harry Pepper in “Barefoot in the Park” to name just a few of his on-stage roles. When not on stage, Irv can be found backstage building sets and doing whatever is needed.
A cauldron of humor will boil over into the audience of the TCP production of “The Kitchen Witches” March