Deadly Ernest, Alta-Aurelia High School play

Friday, March 21, 2014
Photos by April Allen

This year Alta-Aurelia Community High School will present two different spring plays written by Donald Payton between Saturday and Monday, March 22-24. Leading off on March 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Roxy Theater will be Nearly Beloved, a farce about a "perfect" daughter with a wild imagination writing a diary that leads to havoc. Sunday offers a chance to see both shows for the price of one! Nearly Beloved will provide a reprise first at 1:30 followed by the premier performance of Deadly Ernest after a short intermission. Then on Monday at 7:30, Deadly Ernest again takes the stage providing another evening of hilarity. Henry Gilgrest finds himself down on his luck and finally pays to have himself done away with. But suddenly his situation reverses itself and now he wants to survive. His struggle to remain breathing generates a wonderful evening of laughter. Tickets for Sunday's shows are $5 for adults and $4 for students. Tickets for Saturday and Monday's shows are $4 for adults and $3 for students. You may reserve tickets by calling 200-1331, or you may purchase any remaining tickets at the door. Cast members include Paige Sivinski, Ashley Peterson, Rachael Arnts, Riley Fritz, Danielle Peterson, Reghan Harms, Hannah Nelson, Lauren Falck, Josh Baxter, Tyson Kearney, Shawn Henley, Jake Berg, Trenton Delp, Connor and Napierala. /Photos by April Allen