TheatreNOW-Wilmington's Premier Dinner Theater Experience

Greater Tuna
by Ed Howard, Joe Sears, Jaston Williams
directed by Justin Smith
with Zach Hanner and Cullen Moss
Sept 9-Oct 8, 2016

Greater Tuna is the hilarious send-up of small town morals and mores. Two actors play all 20 of the hilarious citizens of the fictional Tuna—Texas' third smallest town. Greater Tuna is one of the most produced plays in American theatre history.
"Howlingly funny."-Variety

"The audience all but exploded the theatre with laughter."- The New York Post

"Hilarious, a tribute to the art of acting" - Washington Post

"Sharp, satiric, & funny" - New Yorker

"A whale of a funny evening"- Houston Post


Texas Caesar Salad

Romaine Lettuce, Bell Pepper, Corn Kernels, House-made Croutons &
a Yogurt-Parmesan Dressing (on the side)

Main Course (Choose one)

Local Beef Brisket Sandwich
6 ounces of tender sliced Beef on a toasted Bun with grilled Red Onion & Dr. Pepper BBQ Sauce (on the side). Served with a warm Texas Sweet Potato, dried Cranberry & Pecan Salad, plus House Pickles
Green Chile-braised Chicken Breast
Topped with Monterey Jack Cheese & served with a warm Texas Sweet Potato, dried Cranberry & Pecan Salad, plus fresh Greens & a Biscuit
A Grilled Cauliflower “Steak”

Served with Jalapeño & roasted Garlic Chimichurri Sauce, 3-Cheese Macaroni,
fresh Greens & a Biscuit

Sweet Ending
Dessert of the Day

Of Monsters and Men
based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe
by Stephen Raeburn
directed by Ron Hasson
October 14-Nov 12

Reserved seating
$39 for dinner
$21 show only (no dinner)
$17 show only mezzanine seats (no dinner)

Based on the Gothic horror works of Edgar Allen Poe, the three acts follow the murderous characters of Edwin du Monte (The Cask of Amontillado) and Henry Porter (Tell Tale Heart) and their final destination in seeing Mr. Jonathan Maillard (System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether) to be cured of their "sickness". Be prepared for a truly spooky evening topped with a devilishly delicious 3-course Poe-inspired meal from TheatreNOW's Chef Denise.


The Purloined Salad
Mixed Greens with Carrots, Cucumbers, Red Onion, Dried Cranberries, Bleu Cheese, Pecans & a Caramel Apple Vinaigrette

The Quaint & Curious Course (Choose one)
“The Pit & The Pumpkin Pizza”
House-made grilled Pizza Crust, topped with Pumpkin Purée, roasted Winter Squash, 3 Cheeses, roasted Shallots, crispy Bacon & a little Balsamic Glaze
(This entree contains Bacon. If you would like a Vegetarian Pizza, please choose “Vegetarian Pizza” when purchasing tickets)
“The Masque of the Red Dish”
Wild Salmon Filet poached in Red Wine with Roasted Red Beets, Mashed Red Potato & Red Cabbage Purée, Red Onion/Tomato Jam, & a little Red Butter
“The Raven's Chicken & Black Rice”
Grilled Chicken Breast, served with Black Rice, Green Vegetable of the Day, a mild Pumpkin & Peanut Curry Sauce & topped with crispy Fried Shallots

(The Green Vegetable of the Day will vary each week and may include: Baby Bok Choy, Snow or Sugar Snap Peas, Broccoli, Kale, or other delicious seasonal Greens)

The Tell-Tale Tart
A Deadly Delicious Dessert of the Day

Super Saturday Fun Time

WINNER 2013 Star News Media
Wilmington Theater Awards'
"Best Children's Theater Production"

October 29th Halloween Special!!

Saturdays from 3-4:30pm.
Tickets $6.

Kid’s Adventure & Variety Show
Doors open at 3pm. $6
Most appropriate for ages 4-10, but all ages are welcome.

Join Dock the Dog and the Dock Street Kids for a special Halloween episode of Super Saturday Fun Time, TheatreNOW’s award-winning, live theatrical show featuring local history and mystery and super guest stars! Your host, riverboat captain and surf lover, Captain Coy T. Plunkett (Zach Hanner) leads the fun with live music, games, cartoons, short films, and his favorite surf “nuggets”. The Dock Street Kid’s and their always-hungry dog, Dock, solve adventures like the “Ghost of the Battleship”, “The Ghost of the Riverwalk”, or the “The Sea Devil and The Salt Works”. Parents can even drop off kids ages 5+. Kid-friendly snacks and drinks available for purchase. We also do custom birthday packages with a chance to interact with all the characters and even step onstage and be a part of the action!!!

October 29th Halloween Special!!


19 S. 10th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
910.399.3NOW (3669)

Wed & Thur 12-2pm, Fri 3-5pm
Group Discounts & Private Rentals Available
Please call 910.399.3NOW for group ticket sales and reservations.

Refunds will be made in full in case of a cancelled performance. No other refunds will be made. Tickets will gladly be exchanged for another date if there is availability. With less than 24 hours notice, tickets can only be exchanged for another date (if available) or credit issued for another show. No refunds allowed with less than 24 hours notice.

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