Murder at the Capitol

Mayhem ensues when Marsha thinks her husband is plotting her murder, or so the plot goes at Alberni's Capitol Theatre.

Andrea Markiewicz

Portal Players’ Dramatic Society’s new performance, Let’s Murder Marsha,  opens Sept. 20 at the Capitol Theatre.

What happens when a happy housewife named Marsha, hopelessly addicted to reading murder mysteries, overhears her loving husband plotting to murder her? Or is he?

Expect hilarity to follow in this broad, family-friendly comedy opening at Port Alberni’s Capitol Theatre on Friday, Sept. 20.

The Monk Ferris comedy Let’s Murder Marsha raises the curtain on Portal Players’ 2013-14 season. The play will run Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. until Oct. 2.

Director David McGarry has brought Teresa Mulligan and Scott Lowe together again to star in this fast-paced production as the eponymous Marsha and her plotting husband…or is he?

Alberni Valley audiences may remember Mulligan from her riveting performance in The Glass Menagerie under Lowe’s direction.

The ensemble cast also includes veterans to the Capitol Theatre stage:  Andrea Markiewicz, last seen in The Mousetrap, and Rick Vissia, who lit up the stage last year in Reefer Madness.

Newly discovered talents Janis Cameron, Stephen Novik, and Ashley Romuld complete this magical ensemble.

Tickets are available now at Rollin Art Centre and the Capitol Theatre Box Office, or online at www.atthecapitol.org for $13/$15.

A season ticket for $50 is also available—only at the Capitol Theatre—for all four regular season shows (Let’s Murder Marsha, One Act Series, The Wizard of Oz, and Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean).

For more information, please call 250-723-1195.

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