Spring play cast
Cast list announced for spring play
Bluffton University Theatre will present the play “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie from March 24-27. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. March 24-26, and at 2:30 p.m. on March 27 in Ramseyer Auditorium in College Hall. Dr. Melissa Friesen, professor of theatre and communication, will direct the show.
In this classic Agatha Christie whodunit, a blizzard traps seven strangers in Monkswell Manor Guest House. A police detective arrives on skis with dire news – a murderer and potential victims are likely already inside! Come see how Christie’s intrigue, humor and delicious twists have made “The Mousetrap” the world’s longest running play in London.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for senior citizens, Bluffton University faculty and staff, non-Bluffton University students. Bluffton University students will have free admission. Purchase tickets at www.bluffton.edu/tickets. Masks are required, and socially distanced seating is available for the March 25 and 27 performances.
The roles and participating students are as follows:
Abigail Bush ’24 of Marion, Ohio - Mollie Ralston
Hunter McCafferty ’23 of Bremen, Ohio - Giles Ralston
Adam Shanaman ’22 of Bellevue, Ohio - Christopher Wren
Olivia “Lou” Westcott ’23 of Toledo, Ohio - Mrs. Boyle
Frankie Hamilton ’23 of Ashland, Ohio - Major Metcalf
Andrea Burden ’25 of Quincy, Ohio - Miss Casewell
Olivia Hattery ’22 of Kenton, Ohio - Paravinci
Audrey Hazelton ’23 of Ada, Ohio - Det. Sergeant Trotter
Taylor Waldeck ’23 of Springfield, Ohio - Stage manager
Cierra Long ’23 of Urbana, Ohio - Set design assistant
Emily Dienstberger ’25 of Delphos, Ohio - Costume assistant
Jose Duron Vargas ’23 of Tegucigalpa, Honduras - Lighting assistant
Joan Bauer and Merv Schrock, both from Findlay, Ohio, will be the costume designer and the technical director, respectively.