Three months of hard work by Craik School drama students ended in a murder by the infamous prowler being thwarted in the school gym last Monday night.
Well, at least a fictional murder in the funny and entertaining 2013 Craik School Dessert Theatre play “Night of the Prowler.”
Janet Warkentin, co-director of the play, said the students involved in the school’s annual Dessert Theatre drama production put on a great performance in front of the over 100 people that crammed into the school gym to watch the play. She said it was especially hard to stage the play this year considering the winter weather conditions, but the students all pulled through and should be commended for their dedication to putting on a good show.
“They all worked really hard coming to practices and learning their lines,” said Warkentin. “With this year there was a lot of snow days, so we had less practices than usual, but we always seem to pull it off in the end.”
Whitney Ryan Garrity’s “Night of the Prowler” is a comedy-thriller that shines a spotlight on a group of scared family members and servants locked up in a mansion during a frightening thunderstorm while trying to decipher if someone amongst them is the murderous prowler that is stalking the people of Los Angeles.
The play opens with the extremely excitable maid Gertie (Megan Korchinski) reading a mystery novel before catching a glimpse of the prowler lurking outside. She lets out a scream and sets the play in motion. In rushes the stoic butler Fitch (Drayden Selinger) who finds a note that says the owner of the house, Burton Wingate (SkyAnn Stinson), will be murdered at midnight.
To read more please see the April 1 print edition of The Davidson Leader.