The 79th season opener at the Alton Little Theater is just a week away.  Next Friday, September 21 is the start of a nine performance run of "Southern Hospitality."  The show follows the exploits of four sisters in a small Texas town, one of which makes outlandish promises to the locals in an effort to woo a new  business to the town.  

Jean Heil says the cast has spent countless hours working on their Texas accents.

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The shows run through September 30, which includes two Sunday matinees.  Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students, and season tickets are still on sale for $70.  Group discounts are also available through 462-3205.  You can also purchase your tickets through

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