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Harper’s Community Funeral Home Presents: Flanagan’s Wake – A Celebration of Life with a Twist!

Feb. 12, 2024
2/12/2024 8:00:00 AM
Here at Harper’s Community Funeral Home in New Haven, Indiana, we’re thrilled to announce an extraordinary event that will transport you to the charming fictional village of Grapplin, nestled in County Sligo, Ireland, this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

Flanagan’s Wake: A Unique Immersive Experience

Get ready for an immersive journey into the heart of an Irish wake, filled with tears, laughter, singing, and of course, plenty of whiskey. Flanagan’s Wake is a beloved show, and we’re proud to bring it to the Fort Wayne area for an unforgettable run of performances.

Performance Dates and Details

Join us on the following dates:

  • Friday, March 8th
  • Saturday, March 9th
  • Sunday, March 10th
  • Thursday, March 15th
  • Friday, March 16th
  • St. Patrick’s Day Sunday, March 17th

Proceeds from ticket sales will go to support the Shepherd’s House in Fort Wayne. This incredible organization provides long-term residential and transitional housing for individuals struggling with alcohol and chemical addiction, offering them a path to recovery and a chance at a brighter future.

A Unique Setting

Flanagan’s Wake takes place right here in our funeral home setting, creating an authentic atmosphere for this unforgettable experience. Directed by the talented David Rousculp, a local award-winning playwright, the show promises to be a night to remember.

Meet the Cast

Our talented cast includes a lineup of seasoned actors and improvisation experts who will bring the village of Grapplin to life before your eyes. From Flanagan’s mother and grieving fiancée to the local priest and eccentric characters, each performance is sure to be a unique and memorable experience.

Pre-Show Drinks

Join us from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm each night for drinks at our cash bar before the show begins. It’s the perfect way to get into the spirit of the evening and mingle with fellow audience members.

A Celebration of Irish Heritage

For director David Rousculp, Flanagan’s Wake is more than just a show—it’s a celebration of his Irish heritage and a chance to bring people together in a spirit of joy and camaraderie. And with all proceeds supporting the Shepherd’s House, it’s a wonderful opportunity to give back to the community while having a great time.

Get Your Tickets

Tickets are $20 presale and $25 at the door. With a limited capacity of 125 people per show, we recommend purchasing your tickets early to secure your spot. Please note that the show is recommended for ages 21 and older due to suggestive language and the availability of a cash bar.

Join Us for an Unforgettable Evening

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this one-of-a-kind event! Whether you’re looking for a fun night out or a unique way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Flanagan’s Wake promises to be an experience you won’t soon forget.

Thank you for supporting Harper’s Community Funeral Home and the Shepherd’s House. We can’t wait to see you there!

Note: David Rousculp has a rich history of stage acting and directing, including acclaimed productions such as “My Dead Clown” and “The Sexton.” He is excited to bring his talents to Flanagan’s Wake and hopes to see you in the audience!