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The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers

by The Staff on July 3, 2013


Capital Repertory Theatre wants to perk up your summer with the world premiere of The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers, a new country & western musical by Lori Fischer and Don Chaffer.

It’s the story of a couple of Tennessee sisters who fail in the larger music biz but become hometown stars when they begin writing and performing made-to-order songs for funerals.

Directed by Martha Banta, The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers stars Reathel Bean, Carter Calvert, Lori Fischer and Jesse Lenat.

Previews of The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers at Capital Repertory Theatre (111 N. Pearl St., Albany) will be held Friday through Sunday (July 5-7); opening night is Tuesday (July 9) and the run will continue through Aug. 4. Performances are Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday and Saturday at 8 PM; Sunday at 2 PM. Check capitalrep.org for info about additional Wednesday matinees and special events. Tickets are $20-$60. For more info, call 445-7469.