HOT SPRINGS – What does an old Magician’s Box have to do with disappearances and murder?
You can find out when Hot Springs High School presents Reid Conrad’s Murder Box on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at The Mueller Center. Tickets are $8 for General Admission and $6 for students, vets and seniors (65 and over). Those who attend may receive the fun of trying to solve the motivation and mystery before its revealed.
Murder Box, by Reid Conrad, is published by Eldridge Publishing Company.
At the end of the 1940’s an old theatre building is about to be torn down. As the theatre’s acting troupe is packing up the props, costumes and set pieces, an old magician’s trunk is wheeled on stage. Suddenly, members of the company are turning up dead. Margaret, the director’s assistant, is the only witness to these crimes, and no one will believe her!
Can she solve the mystery, or at least convince her fellow cast and crew about the sinister happenings, before the entire company is doomed? And when ghosts from the past mysteriously return, will former victims turn into new killers themselves?
This thriller has plenty of twists, turns and terror, and you never know who will end up in the “Murder Box”.
Reid Conrad’s Murder Box is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized materials are supplied by Eldridge Publishing Company.
This production is Directed by Ms. Bo Bradley and Mrs. Suzanne Givler
Cast members include: Aiden Feit (Marshall); Taya Ritterbush (Margaret); Zoe Givler (Eve); Genevieve Ambuul (Vera); Terese Ambuul (Madigan); Kallen Kutz (Louis); Senay Pulscher (Julia); Miguel Cantu (Binky); Sergio Cantu (Doctor); Devon Busch (Stan); AJ Madigan (Police); CJ Gaines (Police); Tysen Ritterbush (Nurse); Jayla Evens (Priscilla); Soliel Stone (Jeanie); Reina Wilson (Emily).
Director Bradley expresses her thanks to the following: Ace Hardware for donating supplies; Todd Givler for fantastic set building and painting. The way the flats are painted are his creative idea; Alison Ritterbush for helping with all the costumes and fittings; The Mueller Center for use of their facilities and supporting our local Hot Springs High School Drama students.