Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A will in the way

Family feud is murder in Carey


By JEFF CORDES
Express Staff Writer

The prime suspects are just about everybody at the midnight reading of the will during the Carey Players production of "Murder Runs in the Family," a comedic murder mystery that spoofs the detective genre.

Drama teacher Ken Mecham's Carey students will stage the two-act blackish comedy in which bodies pile up like firewood on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $3 adults, $2.50 students and $1 seniors.

The events revolve around the reading of a will at midnight in the living room of the Pallfeather estate. Young Heather Pallfeather hires a bumbling detective to solve the murder of her father, whose will is the reason for the gathering. Strange people appear left and right and ominous storms rumble outside the house.

<

Who is responsible? Is it one of the many Pallfeathers? Is it shady ex-con Claude Purdy? How about Montgomery the butler, or Aunt Zelda? The puzzle is the problem of private eye Jack Sparks, who eventually becomes a suspect, too.

The cast features Charlie Rivera in the lead role, Micaela Adamson, Glen Andrews, Charmaine Kirkland, Jayce Koudelka, Morgan Parke, Lilly Rivera, Jaide Parke, Kelly Patterson, Arrianna Neilson, Alex Durtschi and Kendrick Villavicencio.

Making up the lights/sound crew are Eric Adamson, Chris Peck and Garrett Lee. Handling make-up are Taylor Castle and Angelica Zarate.

Jeff Cordes: jcordes@mtexpress.com




About Comments

Comments with content that seeks to incite or inflame may be removed.

Comments that are in ALL CAPS may be removed.

Comments that are off-topic or that include profanity or personal attacks, libelous or other inappropriate material may be removed from the site. Entries that are unsigned or contain signatures by someone other than the actual author may be removed. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or any other policies governing this site. Use of this system denotes full acceptance of these conditions. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.

The comments below are from the readers of mtexpress.com and in no way represent the views of Express Publishing, Inc.

You may flag individual comments. You may also report an inappropriate or offensive comment by clicking here.

Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.

Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.

Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:

  • Spam
  • Ones violating this site's commenting policy
  • Clearly unrelated
  • Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
  • Disagreeing with the content
  • Being in a dispute with the commenter

Popular Comment Threads



 Local Weather 
Search archives:


Copyright © 2019 Express Publishing Inc.   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
All Rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc. is prohibited. 

The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area community. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and others in this week's issue.