‘Murder’s in the Heir’ opens today
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
‘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