BY LARRY BLOCK –
This Friday night, October 18, at 7:30 PM, at the Ouachita Little Theatre, (OLT), is the long-awaited debut of the play by Frederick Knott, that ended up in the wonderful Alfred Hitchcock movie, Dial M for Murder. It is the story about a wealthy but naïve woman married to an unscrupulous, ruthless, scheming man who is trying to find a way to get rid of her and inherit her money. The play will run over two weekends, including October 18-20, and October 25-27. Friday and Saturday performances will be at 7:30 PM and Sunday performances will be at 2:30 PM.
Tickets, at $10 for adults, and $8 for students, and seniors, 60 and over, are on sale at Arvest Bank, 1608 Highway 71 North. They can also be purchased by going to www.oltmena.com, and clicking on Buy Tickets. As always, they may be purchased at the door 45 minutes before each performance.
Dial M for Murder is directed by OLT Board member and choreographer, Jennifer Ogger, with assistant director, Board member Scotty Jenkins. OLT president, Tim Hesse has designed the set, and is responsible for costuming. This is a play that is suitable for anyone of middle-school age and above.
The seasoned OLT cast, features Kassi Moe and Jefferson Smith, in the roles of the woman and her husband. has been in rehearsal for nearly 2 months and is ready for the kickoff weekend starting October 18th. Jenkins is planning a surprise tribute to Hitchcock, as well.
For more information visit www.oltmena.com or call the OLT Info Line at (479) 243-0186.