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DHS students debut original production

Sherlock Holmes is on the case for the Douglas High Drama Club’s production of “Sherlock Holmes: A Simple Act of War,” written and directed by Carson Costa and Kelsey Endter.

The play opens Friday and runs for two weekends.

“We both love Sherlock Holmes, the books, the BBC show, the American show, and the movies,” Carson said. “Kelsey was inspired by World War II, and we’re both in the drama program, and have wanted to write and direct a play for awhile.”

The play takes place in London in the midst of the Blitz, the bombing of England by Germany during World War II. When a member of parliament is killed, only Sherlock Holmes can uncover the secrets of his past, and the plan of a criminal mastermind who has the fate of the world in his hands.

Tickets are $5 in advance from any drama student. At the door tickets are $7 general admission and $5 for students and seniors.

Cast members are: Keaton Peters, Sean Bridges, Austin Bachman, Jordan Sullivan, Emily Tuggle, Jimmy Rich, David Sando, Carson Costa, Kelsey Endter, Chyanne Fischer, J.D. Votel, Jocelyn Contreras, Zoya Miller, Kyle Ruscigno, Spud Sunderland, Kai Stoll, Justine Dale, Hayleigh Green, Katie Scott, Kate Niday, Tamrah Torres, Nicole Bennett, Kyle Roundy, Katie Pacheco, Cooper Whittemore, Kelsey Blotter, Carlee Gillespie, Nick Angelo, and Brandon Pierce.

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 23, 2013 04:21PM Published Mar 13, 2013 09:40AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.