Vicksburg Theatre Guild

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Gold In The Hills

American Profile Magazine had a feature about American melodrama, including Gold in the Hills, in July, 2011. The article is online. The online edition also includes a video clip. Thanks to writer Marti Attoun!

A Gold in the Hills floodwall mural was added to Vicksburg City Waterfront in March 2008, the 75th anniversary of our first performance.

More about GOLD in the HILLS: audition information and show dates

The secret is out! Gold in the Hills is listed in a Readers’ Southern Secrets feature in the September 2010 issue of Southern Living magazine, and on their web site.

Online Audition Information Form      List of characters

Fun for the whole family. Sing the old songs! Cheer the hero! Boo the villain! Presented yearly since 1936, Gold in the Hills features a relentless hero, a winsome heroine, a ruthless villain, beautiful can-can dancers, and the wilder side of city life in the infamous New York Bowery.

Gold in the Hills, the Guinness Book of World Records’ longest-running show, is having another exciting season in March-April and July, with performances Friday and Saturday nights starting at 7:30 pm. We offer open seating with no reservations required. Click here for information about ticket prices.

Become a part of history when you witness the Guinness Book of World Records’ longest-running show, playing every year since March 1936!
… who stole John Dalton’s gold locket?
… what did Murgatroyd discover in the hills?
… is John Dalton really penniless?
… where DID Lizzie leave her fascinator?
… what is the dead sister’s secret?

Cast: actors and actresses ages six through adult, and singers and dancers ages teen through adult. There are a few parts for children and numerous parts for teens and adults. Can-can dancers must be at least in the 9th grade.