HHS holds their annual spring play

Angus Duell and Aaron Paulus in the who done it “The Alibis” on March 25 and 26.
Malorie Hein and Ainsley Duell star as a guest and an investigator of a dinner party in which their host has been murdered.

HHS will be presenting their annual spring play at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26 at the HMHS Auditorium.

This is a play you do not want to miss and not just because it is the first play to not have serious restrictions over it due to the pandemic in the past several years. This play is a big “who-done-it” that will have you in suspense until the end.

Hillsboro High School presents The Alibis, a murder mystery comedy. Eight suspects. One dead billionaire. Secrets, surprises, suspense, and laughs. When the alibis are this ridiculous, you never know what you’ll see next.

The Alibis is a murder-mystery comedy play written by Jonathan Dorf, Tyler Dwiggins, Kathryn Funkhouser, Patrick Greene, Mora V. Harris, Carrie McCrossen, Ian McWethy, & Jason Pizzarello. It is produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

It’s a unique show because the alibi of each murder suspect is written by a different playwright. Each alibi story is like a mini play within the larger play. Adults will catch parody and farce in some of the alibis, while younger audiences will still find amusement in the slapstick comedy and other humor. It’s a large cast, many of them new to the spring play, but they continue to grow in their performances from rehearsal to rehearsal. I’m excited for them to have an audience and finally hear the laughs and applause they deserve, from someone besides their directors,” said Director Leah Rose.

The Cast List:

Detective Casey Neptune – Ainsley Duell
Warwick – D’myia Cox
Clyde Bartlett/TV Michael – Colton Rempel
Davina Arlington – Annaliese Jorgenson
Quinn – Tanner Plett
Daphne Arlington-Texas – Rylie Driggers
Sparky Randall – Makenna Reed
Brigitte Dubois/Voice from Oz – Katie Rempel
Prof. Vivian Strict/Voice from Oz – Malorie Hein
Edmund Ridinghorn III – Angus Duell
Bonnie Little/Arms Dealer – Alana Suderman
Father/Peyton/Mysterious Figure – Luke Isaac
Child (Juniper)/Lu/Getaway Driver – Zaylee Werth
Patricia /Doctor – Gabbie Arnold
Jerrod/TV Host/Nesbitt – Aaron Paulus
Estelle/Marina Westerland/Nurse – Trudy Hein
Grandpa/Orderly – Cole Moss
Rose/Sam – Paige Gehring
Carlotta Carlyle/Mickey – Grace Hein
Paper Bag Girl/Sue – Landry Duerksen
Marty/Voice from Oz/TV Sheila/Photographer – Hailey Miller
Voice from Oz /ARCO Employee – Jaylin Latham
Voice from Oz /TV Commercial/Orderly – Kaysie Rader
Voice from Oz/Geraldine/Intern – Gabi Sibayan


Keeley Brewer, Filow Cruz, Emersyn Funk, Jaxxon Hanschu, Ella Jost, Violet Klein, Karley Loewen, Tylee Miller, Ella Suderman, Adrian Unruh

Assistant Director – Kayla Gallaway

Director – Leah Rose

Tickets available at www.usd410.net for $10. Seating is limited.

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