A funny, high energy song and dance comedy about the oldest profession!
Miss Mona runs the Chicken Ranch, a brothel with a long history, in the fictional town of Gilbert, Texas. The locals have a good relationship with the institution and Miss Mona is respected in the community. Protected by a friendly sheriff and frequented rich and famous politicians, sportsmen and others, the Chicken Ranch has flourished. However Miss Mona and her girls are under fire from the religious TV evangelist Melvin P. Thorpe. When he exposes the brothel, outside interests want it shut down, putting the governor in a tough spot.
Based on the true story of a legendary Texas brothel, this musical comedy opened on Broadway in 1978. It ran for over 1,600 performances and features the song Hard Candy Christmas made famous by Dolly Parton. A funny, high energy song and dance comedy about the oldest profession!