February 17, 2011

SCR-I Drama Class Taking Show on the Road

On Saturday, February 12, the First Baptist Church of Memphis hosted the premiere performance of "A Role to Die For", the SCR-I Drama Class Spring Tour production, in conjunction with their annual church dinner, serving a capacity crowd of nearly 100.

The play, written by Mary Couch, Ellen Aylward and Sharon Veatch, is an interactive murder mystery with dessert served between acts.

"A Role to Die For" features an ensemble cast, starring Christian Bradley, Lexi Drummond, Elizabeth Duzan, Katie Miller, Brandon Monroe and Augusta Purvis, as well as seven participants selected from the audience.

At the first performance, Claire Hite, Linda Marlowe, Schelle Cooley, Cinda Barrett, Mark Barrett, Dan Hite and Brian Scheurer volunteered to play the audience roles.

The show, directed by Mary Couch, has five more performances scheduled in the area throughout February and March.

On Wednesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. the United Methodist Church youth group in Edina will host the show as a dessert theatre in their fellowship hall.

Next, the drama class heads to Macon where the Maples Repertory Theatre hosts the show in their reception hall located in the lobby of the Royal Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on February 23. For reservations, call Todd at 660-676-6293.

On Wednesday, March 16th, the drama class will appear at Main Street Café in Memphis. For this performance, both dinner and dessert will be served. Watch for future Main Street ads in this paper that will provide specific details.

Friday, March 25th the Lewis Street Playhouse in Canton will host the show as a dessert theatre at 7:00 p.m. Call Mary Couch for advance tickets at 660-397-3917.

The final performance of "A Role to Die For" is scheduled in the SCR-1 High School Commons at 7:00 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., with drama awards to be presented afterwards. FBLA will sponsor this show as a dessert theatre and will have "Carnations for the Cast" on sale. Call the high school office for ticket information.

Since seating is limited in all locations except Canton, reservations or advance tickets are advised.

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