Niagara Gazette

Night & Day

May 1, 2014

'How The Other Half Dies,' is free at NWHS this weekend

Niagara Gazette — A comedy about a man’s misguided attempts to join a country club will be performed three times for free this weekend by students of the Niagara-Wheatfield School District.

”We decided to do a free show to give the community and all of Niagara County and Erie County the opportunity to see a show,” said Andrea Letcher, a middle school Spanish teacher one of the two co-directors. The other director is Tammy Dobe, an English teacher at the high school.  

”We wanted to give the opportunity to everyone, young and old to see a beautiful comedy,” she said, “and share the the play with those who’ve never been to a show.”

The show, called “How the Other Half Dies,” is a play about a man holding a dinner party in an effort to impress his guests and get himself a membership in a posh country club. His efforts are hampered by the dead body found in his new car. 

The play, written by Eddie McPherson, is brought to life by 26 students from the Niagara-Wheatfield School District, including three leads: Simon, played by Andrew Canada, a junior at the high school; Officer Knight played by Andrew Zuccari, also and junior; and Officer Newbie, played by Scott Jarvis. 

The family friendly and audience interactive play will be performed at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at the Niagara-Wheatfield High School auditorium. All are welcome.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Night & Day
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page