Driftwood Players open 60th season with ‘Something’s Afoot’

Sep 15, 2018

Edmonds Driftwood Players’ opening mainstage production of its 60th season is “Something’s Afoot,” is a murder-mystery musical spoof of old detective novels, mainly the works of Agatha Christie.

The show is Sept. 14-Sept. 30 at the Wade James Theater, 950 Main St., Edmonds.

Trouble ensues when a group of guests are stranded in an isolated English country house during a raging thunderstorm. First, they discover their host, Lord Dudley Rancour, has been killed.

Then, one by one, they’re picked off by cleverly fiendish devices. As the bodies pile up, the survivors frantically race to uncover the identity and motivation of the cunning culprit.

The cast features Larry Albert, Michael Byron-Ingersoll, Laura McFarlane, Jonathan Olson, Gabriel Ponce, Josh Pulley, Dorothy Rosenthal Pierce, Emily Swanby, Teri Lee Thomas, and Joe Wack.

The creative team is led by director Scot Charles Anderson, assisted by Sydney Kaser. Mark Press is the music director, assisted by Nancy Press. Stage manager, Sean McKay, is assisted by Vicki Maxey with Diane Jamieson and Kevin Starkey co-producing and assisted by Erin Sutter.

Designers include Brian Lechner, Nancy Johnson, Rex Goulding, Megan Hyde, Kiera Stevens, and Arian Smit. Dialect coaching by Imogen Love.

Tickets are $25-$28.

More information: www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org, 425-774-9600.

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