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The Miss Firecracker Contest

23jun8:00 pm10:00 pmThe Miss Firecracker Contest8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Event Details

  • The Miss Firecracker Contest is a Southern Gothic comedy written by Beth Henley presented by The Desert Rose Playhouse.
  • . Its heroine, Carnelle, is an irrepressible young woman who thinks that winning the local beauty contest will restore her soiled reputation and make her somebody in her small Mississippi community. The family and friends who help her along the way are a dysfunctional bunch who tackle life in their own peculiar ways. The general conclusion that the colorful characters reach is that, even if the real you is not the fulfillment of your hopes, you will be more at peace if you learn to define and accept your own self.
  • Shows are at 7:00 pm on Thursday, 8:00 pm on Friday  and  Saturday and 2:00 pm on Sunday.
  • Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, seating will be sold as follows:
    • VIP Couches $175 – Seats 2 comfortably / 3 if you’re friendly
    • High Top Tables (spaced 6 feet apart) $175 – Seats 4
    • Individual General Theater Seating $34-$37
  • All seats get cocktail service before and during shows.
  • Wednesday and Thursday shows start at 7:00 PM
  • Friday and Saturday shows start at 8:00 PM
  • Sunday shows are at 2:00 PM


(Wednesday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Desert Rose Playhouse

611 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Suite 15, Palm Springs 92264


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