Wednesday, April 2, 2014

In the Wings: The Beverly Hillbillies. Meet Chris Fulk.

Chris Fulk plays Jethro in The Beverly Hillbillies, the fourth and final show in the 2013-2014 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. David Rogers wrote the script based on the television program of the same name by Paul Henning.

Question: Why did you audition for the play?
Chris Fulk: It just seemed fun, and folks told me that I would make a good Jethro.

Q: What is fun about your character?
C.F.: Jethro is the stupidest character in the show, and it's fun to play someone like that. I've never played a character like that, I've always played smart characters.

Q: What is your favorite old-time television series?
C.F.: I don't watch too many old shows. I don’t watch much TV.

The Beverly Hillbillies runs Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre, 320 N. 5th Street, at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youth age 18 and under. Call 765-423-7529 or visit to learn about ticket availability or to purchase tickets in advance.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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