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9/10/2015 Member News

Sold-Out Shows in August Make Way for October Remount of the Pearl in the Hogwaller


September 2, 2015

For Immediate Release, Please

Contact:  John Collins, 727.518.5142

Sold-Out Shows in August Make Way for October Remount of



Actor Becca McCoy’s entertaining and heart-warming tour-de-force cabaret will be presented again by popular demand at American Stage.


There will be another chance to catch Becca McCoy’s solo cabaret, THE PEARL IN THE HOGWALLER this fall on Friday and Saturday evening, October 23 – 24 at 8 PM The cabaret returns by popular demand to the American Stage After Hours Series.  The recent August performances sold out, even with seating capacity increased by 40%.



Pushing the envelope of traditional cabaret, THE PEARL IN THE HOGWALLER blends the intimate story-telling and the art of repurposing pre-existing songs that is cabaret with the five-act format and emotional arc of traditional theatre to create a unique and engaging live performance.  Becca’s witty life-observations have been called “modern Erma Bombeck,” and her four-octave range adds an unexpected and dynamic treatment to the music, as does the inimitable James Weaver, Becca’s friend and long-time collaborator, on piano.  Containing nearly 20 songs ranging from pop, country, novelty, standards, and showtunes, and using traditional writing and excerpts from what Becca shared on social media, THE PEARL IN THE HOGWALLER explores how we cope in our modern era, how we retain our identity when our world suddenly changes, and finding the good no matter what life throws at you.  Because, as we all know, sometimes, life is muddy…


For ticket information contact American Stage at or call 727-823-PLAY (7529).  American Stage is located at 163 3rd Street North, St. Petersburg.





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