HHS to present murder comedy mystery, ‘Curtains’

The cast of the musical “Curtains, a comedy murder mystery, mug for the camera during a recent rehearsal. The musical will be performed Nov. 10-12 in the high school auditorium.Hillsboro High School will be performing the musical “Curtains” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12 in the high school auditorium.

“Curtains,” a comedy murder-mystery, revolves around a theater troupe whose show could end up on Broadway were it not for its talent-free leading lady. When she dies during the curtain call on opening night, Lt. Frank Cioffi arrives to solve the mystery.

“This is a show with smart, sophisticated humor,” director Lynn Just said. “It’s one of the funniest shows I’ve directed.The cast is doing a great job learning how to deliver lines in a dry-humor style.”

The cast includes Vance Klassen as Lt. Cioffi, Anna Glanzer as actress Niki Harris, Chloe Pankratz and Brodie Rathbone as song-writing team Georgia Hendricks and Aaron Fox, Madi Sheppard and Dylan Wiens as co-producers Car­men and Sydney Bernstein, and Jacob Isaac as director Christopher Belling.

Other cast members are Savannah Unruh, Dakota Klein, Sonja Jost, Avery Unruh, Caleb Rempel, Jenna Hinerman, Breanna Dittert, Colin Settle, Josiah Melton, Justin Siebert, Sarah Jost, Callie Arnold, Ashley Brazil, Eva Franz, Cayley Settle, Cheyenne Bernhardt, Alykah Dewees, Kelli Dyck, Abby Fryhover, Kayla Gunn, Olivia Jury, Kylee Martin and Sharisse Thiessen.

Tickets can be purchased by following the link on the school website or at the door. Only a few tickets remain for the Friday night performance.

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