Smoke on the Mountain returns for a record 22nd-consecutive season at the Playhouse, plays May 22 through October 10

After 22 years, Smoke is still a favorite at the Cumberland County Playhouse

The ever-popular Smoke on the Mountain has returns to Tennessee's Family Theater! Now in its twenty-second consecutive year at the Cumberland County Playhouse, Smoke continues to play to sold-out crowds and delight audiences again and again.

Austin Price and Daniel Black in Smoke on the Mountain"The publisher, Samuel French, Inc.—the oldest and largest publisher for plays and musicals in the world—tells us it's the most popular show they license," says director Weslie Webster.

French also verifies that the Playhouse has done more performances of this bluegrass/gospel musical
comedy than any other
theater, anywhere.

"Our company has made
Smoke on the Mountain a Playhouse tradition with its longest run anywhere," notes Playhouse Producer and CEO Jim Crabtree.

The setting for Smoke is the year is 1938. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, NC, and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders Family Singers to provide an uplifting evening of song.

The audience becomes the congregation as two dozen traditional and original hymns weave together with stories of witness from family members, along with a healthy dose of laughter.

Though the Sanders Family try to appear perfect in the eyes of a critical congregation who are skeptical about the whole notion of a "Saturday Night Sing," one thing after another goes awry and they reveal their true—and hilariously imperfect—natures.

The honesty, humor (sometimes unintentional!) and faith of this Southern mountain family and the church's new preacher connect strongly with audiences of all ages and faiths, who find themselves part of a very special afternoon or evening.

2014 Smoke on the Mountain cast

Whether folks are seeing it for the first time or the twentieth, it's is a true audience favorite. Smoke on the Mountain runs through October 25.

Call 931-484-5000 for tickets and information or choose your seats and buy your tickets online.

It’s rated G (except for “one word that ought not to be used in church”), is sponsored by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, as it has been from the beginning. 


Choose your seats and order your tickets online, or call the Playhouse Box Office today at 931-484-5000.

Adventure Theater
Rated G.

Ticket Prices:
$25 Adults
$24 Seniors
$21 Groups
$12 Students

Sponsored by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store


CCP operates on 80% earned revenue from ticket sales compared to 52% for most theaters nationally.  All CCP productions are made possible through sponsor support, with additional support provided by the Tennessee Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, and from Arts lovers like you. Thank you!

Cody Murphy in the 2014 cast of Smoke on the Mountain
Smoke on the Mountain returns to Tennessee's Family Theater for its twenty-second consecutive year at the Cumberland County Playhouse on May 22, and plays through October 10.

Smoke continues to play to sold-out crowds, delighting audiences again and again.

Sponsored by
Cracker Barrel
Old Country Store

Tickets:
$25 Adults
$24 Seniors
$21 Groups
$12 Students

Order your tickets online, or call the Playhouse Box Office today at 931-484-5000.

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