Making God Laugh

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Making God Laugh

February 25-27*, 2022 (Fri, Sat, Sun*)
March 3-5, 2022
(Thu, Fri, Sat)
Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD

Doors Open at 7 p.m., Performance at 7:30 p.m.
*Sunday Matinee Doors Open at 1:30 p.m., Performance at 2 p.m.

Tickets on Sale: February 14, 2022
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Preview Performance: 
February 23, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Preview tickets are $5 at the door.

Dramatic Comedy by Sean Grennan
by Alisa Bousa
Assistant Director Scott Lee 

Auditions: December 13, 2021
Auditions will be held on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, 7 p.m. at the Grand Opera House. There are roles for three males and two females. For more information, contact director Alisa Bousa at 605.280.3700 or Learn more about the characters.

Synopsis: "Making God Laugh" follows one typical American family over the course of 30 years’ worth of holidays. Starting in 1980, Ruthie and Bill's grown children—a priest, an aspiring actress and a former football star—all return home, where we learn of their plans and dreams as they embark on their adult lives. The empty-nester parents contend with their own changes, too, as old family rituals are trotted out and ancient tensions flare up. As time passes, the family discovers that, despite what we may have in mind, we often arrive at unexpected destinations.

"Making God Laugh" is presented by special arrangement by Playscripts.