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Running in the Red Opening at Artisan Center Theater

Running in the Red Opening at Artisan Center Theater

RUNNING IN THE RED opens at Artisan Center Theater on Thursday, January 10, 2019 and runs through Saturday, January 26, 2019. The 150 seat Second Stage theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:00pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 3:30pm on Saturdays. Reserved seating tickets are $28.00 for adults, $26.00 for students and seniors, and $16.00 for children 12 and under. Thursday night tickets are $26.00 for adults and $14.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200.

It’s 1934, and the vaudeville team of Jerry Walker and Eve Williams is about to break into the big time with their own coast-to-coast radio comedy show. But Eve’s already tired of her Gracie Allenish “dumb blond” character and threatens to quit so that she can return to college and finish getting her degree in psychology. However, her plan founders when she learns that a young relative has embraced Bolshevism and given away all her money to the local Communist Party! Worse, a hard-bitten newspaper columnist begins to sniff around, and Eve and Jerry must prevent him from discovering that Eve is broke, brilliant and inadvertently supporting the Reds. Add to this mix two crazy gag writers, a dubious potential radio sponsor, Eve’s Yale professor fiancé, a stuffy lady from a publishing house, and a fictitious serial killer, and the result is a hilarious mix of one-liners, crosstalk, and wild physical comedy.