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By Bill Hand and James Merritt

Book by Bill Hand
Music and Score by James Merritt
Lyrics by Bill Hand and James Merritt

This period musical tells the true story of Keith and Malinda Blalock, husband, and wife, who lived at Grandfather Mountain and enlisted in the Confederate army together. Well, not really together; he was initially unaware that she had disguised herself as a man to join him in his adventure. Bill Hand and James Merritt have joined to bring you this musical tale complete with book by Bill Hand brand new music from James Merritt.


February 10, 2024, 10am to noon
February 11, 2024, 6pm to 8pm
Orringer Auditorium on 
the Craven Community College New Bern Campus. 

Hopefuls will be asked to read from the script (see sample below) and to have a brief song prepared. If you are unable to make the auditions, but are interested, call Bill Hand at 252-229-4977.


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In partnership with

Presented in Partnership with Craven Community College

July 19-21 and 26-28, 2024
Orringer Hall at Craven Community College
800 College Court

Tickets available June 1, 2024.

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