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Rehearsal for Murder

from the teleplay by Levinson & Link

adapted by D. D. Brooke

May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 1987

Plank Road School

This is a thrilling "theatrical" mystery in which your theatre becomes the set for the play. The playwright turns on the stage work light and prepares for the first reading of his new play. The actors, producer, director and others connected with the show come onto the stage, and under their humorous (and utterly real) theatrical talk, tension grows. We discover that everyone connected with this play was involved with another play by the same playwright. At its opening night, exactly a year ago and in this same theatre, the beautiful leading lady, who was also the playwright's fiancee, was murdered! As these people start with he new play, startling connections to the murder begin to unfold. The growing tension reaches the boiling point with surprising revelations, countered by others even more surprising. The dazzling, yet basically logical twists build to a climax and solution that are theatrically stunning!


Production Staff


Gil Shine

Stage Manager

Judy Schoenfeld

Lighting Designer

Mark Horaitis

Prop Crew

Judy Schoenfeld


Dick Katschke

Graphic Designer

Deb Pipkorn



Rosie Peterson

Diane Roth

Costume Crew Shirley Anderson
House Manager Bob Kafka
Photographer Color Photo by Jon


Alex Dennison

Joe Ferrie



Jim Gilliamsen


Sandy Bean

John Janezic



Donna Kay Kohls


Monica Welles

Jane Preston


Lloyd Andrews

Victor White


Bella Lamb

Pat Winstrom


Karen Daniels

Jane Hanley



David Mathews

Mike Wagner


Leo Gibbs

Jim Jacques


Police Officers

Joe Walsh

Marianne Kolar


Man in the Auditorium

Kurt Poth



Byrll Hoelke


Second Man in Auditorium

John Eck



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