Smoke on the Mountain
(Cast: Kristena Morgan, Kelly Carroll, Alan Stukenholtz, Joey Walker, Kyle Hager, Jim Johnson, DeeDee Royle, Denis Ann Bamberger)
This musical was set in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in 1930’s North Carolina where the singing Sanders Family performs for the local church congregation. The score includes nearly 30 gospel tunes and takes the audience to a time when “old time religion” was lived by simple country folk. Numbers include Amazing Grace, I’ll Fly Away, and Wouldn’t Take Nothing for my Journey Now. The cast provided acoustical music including mandolin, banjo, upright bass, autoharp and guitar. Vera Sanders provide piano accompaniment also. This performance ran in Dodge City from September 21 – October 14, 2000.