Pump Boys and Dinettes

“It’s like a redneck Grease” Tyler Jacobs who plays Eddie, one of four pump boys in the Grand Island Little Theatre musical Pump Boys and Dinettes. The Pump Boys sell high octane on Hwy. 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the Dinettes, Prudie and Rhetta Cupp run the Double Cupp Diner next door. The music with a live band is southern country songs based around every day life.

Prudie Cupp (Kelsey Helget) and Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) swoon over L.M. (Michael Walters) as lifeguard Eddie (Tyler Jacobs) watches during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium. The production includes a live band.

Prudie Cupp (Kelsey Helget) and Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) swoon over L.M. (Michael Walters) as lifeguard Eddie (Tyler Jacobs) watches during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium. The production includes a live band.

Jim (Mike Bockoven) is grabbed by Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) while singing “Be good or Be Gone” during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium.

Jim (Mike Bockoven) is grabbed by Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) while singing “Be good or Be Gone” during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium.

Prudie Cupp (Kelsey Helget) Eddie (Tyler Jacobs) Jackson (Greg Sanchez) Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) L.M. (Michael Walters) sing on Jim’s (Mike Bockoven) lead on acoustic guitar at the Double Cupp Diner during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium.

Prudie Cupp (Kelsey Helget) Eddie (Tyler Jacobs) Jackson (Greg Sanchez) Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) L.M. (Michael Walters) sing on Jim’s (Mike Bockoven) lead on acoustic guitar at the Double Cupp Diner during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium.

Prudie Cupp (Kelsey Helget) and Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) sing “Could we ever be Children Again” during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium.

Prudie Cupp (Kelsey Helget) and Rhetta Cupp (Jana Thompson) sing “Could we ever be Children Again” during a dress rehearsal of Pump Boys and Dinettes musical comedy put on by Grand Island Little Theatre at College Park Auditorium.

With his feet propped up on a stack of tires, Eddie (Tyler Jacobs) tips the bill of his cap when Jim (Mike Bockoven) mentions Uncle Bob is on the phone.

With his feet propped up on a stack of tires, Eddie (Tyler Jacobs) tips the bill of his cap when Jim (Mike Bockoven) mentions Uncle Bob is on the phone.

Pump boy L.M. (Michael Walters) performs during Pump Boys and Dinettes.

Pump boy L.M. (Michael Walters) performs during Pump Boys and Dinettes.

A newcomer to Grand Island Little Theatre, Kelsey Helget, plays the role of Prudie Cupp during Pump Boys and Dinettes.

A newcomer to Grand Island Little Theatre, Kelsey Helget, plays the role of Prudie Cupp during Pump Boys and Dinettes.

A newcomer to Grand Island Little Theatre, Tyler Jacobs, plays the role of Eddie during Pump Boys and Dinettes. Jacobs peers out from under a pail between acts.

A newcomer to Grand Island Little Theatre, Tyler Jacobs, plays the role of Eddie during Pump Boys and Dinettes. Jacobs peers out from under a pail between acts.

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