Theatre, humor and an auction to raise money for the work and training of disaster relief

Boots, Buckets and Barrows

Popular theatre company, Ted & Co., which uses humor and professional storytelling to talk about issues of faith and social justice, has teamed up with Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) for a show that raises awareness, funds and volunteers for MDS. Two evenings of the event, “Boots, Buckets and Barrows,” will be held in south central Kansas, including one hosted by the Hesston College Disaster Management program on Friday, January 31, at 7 p.m., at Hesston Mennonite Church.

In “Boots, Buckets and Barrows,” Ted & Co. presents the original play, The Jesus Stories: Faith, Forks & Fettuccine, which is interrupted twice to auction off buckets filled with baked goods, home items and more. Show admission is free, and proceeds from the auction benefit the continued work of MDS as they help to restore communities, homes and lives ravaged by natural disasters. The Hesston College event will also include Disaster Management students auctioned off in a work auction, and a portion of the evening’s proceeds will go toward Disaster Management student scholarships.

A second showing of “Boots, Buckets and Barrows” will be on Saturday, February 1, at 7 p.m., at Journey Mennonite Church in South Hutchinson (808 S. Poplar).