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‘Murder’s in the Heir’ opens today

Staff Reports

The Pau-Wa-Lu Players, students from Pau-Wa-Lu and Carson Valley middle schools, present “Murder’s in the Heir,” opening today at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos.

Each of the heirs to the tyrannical billionaire Simon Starkweather in this comedic mystery has the weapon, opportunity and motive to commit a murder. The audience decides who done it.

A dinner of chicken in bearnaise sauce, twice-baked potatoes, salad, dessert and a drink is offered for $5.

“Murder’s in the Heir” is performed 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. The play continues 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. Oct. 31.

Show tickets are $10 adults and $8 for students and seniors, available at (775) 219-3577 or rgarrett@dcsd.k12.nv.us 

‘Murder’s in the Heir’ Cast:

Mark Watters plays Simon Starkweather I and II

Heather Vo, Fiona Starkweather

Cooper Whittemore, Jordan Starkweather

Isabella Basche, Paula Thompson

Justin Hubbard, Bensonhurst the butler

Kai Stoll, Mrs. Trent the housekeeper

Kathryn Boatwright, Minerva Walker the cook

Jocelyn Contrera, Nancy Pollard the maid

Grant Spurgeon, Rufus Jones the handyman

Emily Tuggle, Lois Van Zandt

Ali Cronan, Nurse Withers

Sydney Cotton, Kathy Collins

Ryan Long, Detective Mike Davis

Michelle Schilling, Jean Culpepper

Marlee Ford, an usher


Rich Garrett, director

Laura Jeanne Hammer, costumer

Braeden Garrett, backstage manager

Amber Johnson, backstage tech

Victoria Martin, sound board

Dinner catered by Daria Essarey