Redneck humor is a staple of regional theater, whether it is the travails of Greater Tuna or Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten’s tales of Fayro, Texas, in such plays as Dearly Beloved. The opportunity for outrageous outfits and accents often proves a pleaser for crowds and a pain for critics, who must sit through hundreds of corny jokes and bad stereotypes.

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy’s production of The Great American Trailer Park Musical alternately mocks and celebrates these tropes, but even the efforts of a cast performing the hell out of this material can’t resuscitate a flimsy plot that relies on such lines as “Holy ham sammiches!”

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