Bloody Murder stalks stage at Panola
Bloody Murder, by Ed Sala, will be the first theatric production, and dinner theatre, for the Panola College Drama department this year. Chalked full of delightful twists and turns, this murder-mystery comedy will take place on September 27th and 28th at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, September 29th at 3:00 p.m. in the Studio Theatre. On the 27th and the 28th, dinner serves at 5:30 p.m. and the dessert matinee on Sunday is at 2:15.
Tickets for the dinner theatre are $18.00 for general admission and $15.00 for Panola Family and Students. Dinner will include chicken bechamel, wild rice, baby carrots, a spring mix salad with raspberry dressing, chocolate mousse, and iced tea. The dessert matinee is $8.00 for general admission and $5.00 for the Panola Family and Students. There will be a variety of desserts to choose from along with coffee, tea, or water as refreshments. Reservations are required, as seating is limited. To make a reservation, please call (903) 693-2017 or (903) 693-2064 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The production stars are as follows:
Matthew Odom, Gary, as the Major
Josue Ramirez, Hillsboro, as Tremaine
Avery Tindol, Center, as Charles
Alex Ford, Wells, as Emma
Kelcie Onie, Marshall, as Lady Somerset
Christin Lindgren, Timpson, as Jane
Mariah Fulbright, Center, as The Countess
Jaymie Coleman, Nacogdoches, as Mr. Woo
Ethan Xieu, Center, as Inspector Phelps
Callie Rosson, Hallsville, as The Motorist
Peter Zarate IV, Hillsboro, as El Gato
Claire Beasley, Elysian Fields, as The Nun
Kenny Richards, Woden, as the Priest
Also entertaining that evening will be members of the cast along with the Panola Players Improv Troupe led by T.J. Rushing, Mt. Enterprise and Zach Barlow, Carthage. They are joined by Osvaldo Cabral, Hillsboro and Carnelius Lewis, Carthage.
Crewing the production are Kate Morton, Marshall, Stage Manager; Jordan Vaughn, Marshall, Lighting Design; Cara Frazier, Mt. Enterprise, Sound Design; Hannah Hoover, Gary, Costume Design; T.J. Rushing, SFX and Weapons Master and Zach Barlow, Construction Crew Head. Sets were built by the Theatre Practicum classes. The production is directed by Karen King, Professor of Drama at Panola College.