.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

A theatre company's nightmare

-A A +A
By Kirsten Laskey

It all starts smoothly enough. A playwright gives a local theatre company her script free of charge to perform, but then all hell breaks loose.

A new script is drafted every day and the cast is made up of mediocre actors.

The Olions Thespian Club, the Los Alamos High School drama club, will present the disasters surrounding the fictional play titled, “A Murder Most Foul,” in their upcoming comedy, “Play On!”

The play is the first show of the 2008-2009 school year. They selected “Play On!” to kick off the school year because “basically we thought it was funny,” said Olions member and senior Anna Hodgson. “It is a lot more light-hearted than last year’s show (“Steel Magnolias”).”

“We chose ‘Play On’ because we knew we could do a comedy ... Olions has always been known to pull off comedy,” added Olions member and senior Ellen Kress.

Nina Saunders, Olions sponsor and theater director, said, “I think comedy is more accessible to younger students. It plays to their natural instincts more.”

Several students said they could relate to the characters in the play because the very trials experienced in the play actually occurred during Olions’ rehearsals.


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday