Hot August Nights

August 1-17, 2019

Don Fox Designs LLC, Jaime Donegan Productions, and the Numerica PAC present a 2019 Hot August Nights production inspired by true events: Hands On A Hardbody by Doug Wright, Amanda Green, and Trey Anastasio. Nominated for 3 Tony Awards and infused with a “fresh roots-rock vibe,” this is the hilarious, hard-fought contest where only one winner can drive away with the American dream. 10 contestants. 4 days. 1 truck.

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest that is Hands on a Hardbody only one winner can drive away with the American Dream. Inspired by the true events of the acclaimed 1997 documentary of the same name by S.R. Bindler, produced by Kevin Morris and Bindler. Parental guidance recommended.


“You can hear the sound of America singing in this daring new musical” – The New York Times

“Completely, satisfyingly right!” – Wall Street Journal

“Hands down it’s musical theatre heaven!” – New York Magazine

“Well, if the run isn’t extended due to sales being through the roof, then something is terribly wrong with the world.  This is a spectacular theatrical production and should be seen by everyone in town.” – The Sappy Critic



Director Jaime Donegan is looking for an ensemble cast of 16 male and female characters. We strongly encourage preparing for your auditions in advance, including filling-out an audition form out in advance and bringing it with you to the first night of auditions.

Audition Information





Producer/Director: Jaime Donegan

Producer/Set & Light Designer: Don Fox

Sound Design: Mike Locke

Box Office/Ticketing: Kelly Wavra

Marketing: Marissa Collins

Volunteers are always needed to help backstage and leading up to the production, including set building/design, props, costumes, stage crew, marketing, concessions, and more. If you are interested, please click the link below to submit your information.

Volunteer Form





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Longtime Sponsor & Theater Friends Dr. Tom and Vicki Michael


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