Van Wert High School Theatre is preparing for their upcoming production of Sherlock Holmes adapted by Tim Kelly. This play is based on the original written mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Will Sherlock Holmes solve the case of the disappearing letters? Who will he cross paths with? Is there enough time? Join us on November 22 and 23 to see if the mystery is solved. Performances begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.
The cast and crew for the production include the following students: Nathan Evans as Sherlock Holmes, Cooper Adams as Dr. Watson, Theodosia Rider as Professor Moriarty, Dane Chiles as James Larrabee, Alli Morrow as Madge Larrabee, Becky Rigdon as Alice Faulkner, Colin Ireland as Sid Prince, Brooklynn Laukhuf as Teresa, the maid, Mackenzie Jones as Mrs. Hudson, the cook, and Cooper Adams as Forman, the butler. Sydney Maller as Mrs. Bassick leads the suffragettes, Ginger and Pepper, McKenna Gilbert and Anna Wasson, as they work to have their voices heard. We will also meet Prince Carl portrayed by Devon West and Tayzia Havill as Lady Edwina. Moriarty’s secretary, Joan, is played by Grace Doctor. Newsboys portrayed by Draven Hanicq and Devon West, Nicole Palazzolo as Flower Women, Nick Workman as Detective, Gracie Price as Elegant Lady, Draven Hanicq as Gentleman, Devoney Sidle as Gertie, and Aubree Bear as Maggie Baskerville. Stage crew consists of stage manager Evan Sroufe, Clayton Doctor, Anna Cassidy, Hanna Say, Aubree Bear, Gracie Price, Abbi Phillips, Abram Price, Bella Smith, and Jaryn Pierce.
Tickets may be purchased from theatre students listed above or by calling or visiting the NPAC box office at 419-238-NPAC starting Monday, October 21. Tickets will also be available at the door. All tickets are general admission and $6. Sherlock Holmes is produced with special arrangement by Pioneer Drama Service, Inc. in Englewood, Colorado. Thank you for supporting the students of Van Wert High School Theatre.