The Grit & Bareit Family Reunion

| August 23, 2012 | Comments (0)



What happens when Billy Bob Grit of Git Mountain withe the lottery and wantes to have a family reunion?  Why he brings his wife Betty Jo Grit, son Jim Bob Grit and daughter BJ Grit along ans decides to open up The Garage Sale Network TV Channel.  Throw in his wasked out 99 year old Grandpa, 2 fanatical sister-in-laws, hiw worthles brother and a less than honest TV Preacher that are all after his money and the have a hay throwing hillbilly how-down that would make “Hee-Haw” jealous.

Get ready to stomp your feet and dance up a storm.  Hats and teeth required! Overalls and shoes optional.


A full length play set in a small farming community in Upstate New York on Christmas eve.  The Becker family is getting ready for daughter Katherine’s wedding to the home town sweetheart ans newly arrives Marine, Jimmy Lewis.  All the while little Benji Becker, having trouble with the neighborhood bully looks to his grandfather for guidance, since his dad is off fighting in Europe.  Add a snowstorm, a big mouth neighbor, brothers home on leave for their sisters wedding, an escaped German Prisoner of War from a nearby camp who sees grandpa dressed as Santa, a group of neighborhood vigilantesled by a nut who thinks the Beckers are working for the enemy, a local sheriff and priest who try to keep the peace and you ahve a night of mix ups and mayhem.

Why the Home Front?

  • It’s the perfect show for Christmas
  • Very Funny – think the Andy Griffith Show
  • Simple one floor seet with 2 rooms

Script for Sale

If you would like to produce The Home Front yourself, the script is for sale with reasonable royalties.

Writing Credits

The Home Front is an original full length play by Joe Pauly (He’s our Head of Comedy & Snow Biz)

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