Abner was presented on February 21-23, 7:30 p.m. at
Southington High School, 720 Pleasant Street, Southington.
40 performers were in this production.
Book by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank
Music by Gene De Paul
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Produced by Peter E. Pristic
Music Director - Alan Dougherty
Li'l Abner Cast
About Li'l Abner:
A comedy musical based on the comic strip
characters created by Al Capp, Li'l Abner
tells the story of the residents of Dogpatch,
USA, who are notified by the government that
they must evacuate, they try to persuade the
government that their town is worth saving.
Meanwhile, Earthquake McGoon wants to marry
Daisy Mae; Daisy Mae wants to marry Li'l Abner,
and Li'l Abner just wants to go fishing, until
it is learned that Abner's Mammy's Yokumberry
Tonic might be enough to save the town. Abner
offers the tonic to Washington, but General
Bullmoose wants it too, so Bullmoose tries to
trap Abner into marrying his attractive but
ditzy executive secretary, Appassionata.
Meanwhile, Daisy Mae pledges herself to
Earthquake in marriage in exchange for rescuing
Abner from Bullmoose. Will Abner and Daisy Mae
ever finally get together?