Join us for
Gang Hideout Park
CHUCKWAGON - Starting at 6:30 PM
$10.00 or get
$8 tickets by calling ahead for a reservation by 5:00 PM
Wednesday August 10th
Hideout: 620-873-2731 or Museum: 620-873-2359
FREE Melodram starts at 8:00 PM
as the Way Out West off Broadway Players present
"The Ballad of
popcorn & soda for sale - Bring your lawn chairs!
Norman Dye will
be cooking up some burgers, beans and his world famous
potatoes for an authentic Old West feast. Serving will begin
at 6:30 pm and it is requested that if you would like to
partake in the meal that you call the Meade Co.
Historical Society at 620-873-2359 or the Dalton Hideout at
620-873-2371 by 5:00 PM Wednesday, 8/10/16. This will give the chef some idea of how
much grub to have on hand. The cost will be $8.00 with a
reservation or $10.00 the evening of the play.
The admission to the
melodrama is of course FREE.
There will also be popcorn and sodas for sale.
MELODRAMA - 8:00 PM
Once again the ol' Crooked Creek Theater comes to life with
an Old West melodrama. Boo and hiss at the dastardly
villains... cheer for the handsome hero... and swoon at the
lovely maidens, as local actors and actresses dawn their
costumes and put on a darn good show!
2016 marks the seventh year for the “Way Out West off Broadway
Players” to perform a melodrama.
Way Out West off Broadway Players - 2015 Cast
bottom row l-r: George Lucas,
Rebecca Orth, Sean Cross, Marc Ferguson
back row l-r: Carol Hewitt, Carol Salmon, Kat Market, Jose
Loewen, Sven Market,
Alice Ferguson, Sherry Brown (not pictured, Eve Hailey)
Marc Ferguson is not only
the Dalton Gang Hideout manager, but a history
reenactor of state wide fame. Marc has been in every
melodrama we have ever done and has a great deal of
performance experience. Marc is from
George Lucas is from Meade... a
self-employed contractor and part-time help at the
Hideout. George is also a reenactor and a pretty
darn good singer-guitar player. He has been in the
melodramas for some time now and is this year's
is from Meade. This is the third year for Rebecca
to perform in the melodrama. She is currently going
to Barton County Community College in Great Bend.
Sean Cross is from Fowler and
Meade. This is his third year to perform.
Ferguson is from Montezuma. Being Marc's wife she
gets roped into every melodrama but she is a
talented actress in her own right and always puts on
a good show.
Carol Hewitt is from Meade and
has an extensive background in drama, having been
evolved in the schools system for many years. Carol
is now owner of the Dusty Rose flower shop. She has
been in most, if not all, of the melodramas and
always makes us laugh!
is from Fowler. This is her second year to perform in
our melodrama, but she comes with lots of experience
as she is the English and Forensics teacher at
Fowler High School.
Sven Market is also from Fowler
and this is his second year performing in our
melodrama. Sven substitute teaches and is working on
his masters in History.
is from Montezuma. She has performed in many of our
melodramas and always brings the house down with the
characters she plays.
Carol Salmon is from Fowler. She
has performed in many of our melodramas and always
lends a little pazazz to the show.
is from Meade. This is Jose's third year for our
melodrama and we can always count on him when we
have a "kid part." That's because he is a kid, but
he always does a great job.