‘Drop Dead’ opens in two weeks“Drop Dead,” a campy, adult comedy by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, runs Sept. 12-Oct. 5 at The Phipps Center for the Arts.
“Drop Dead,” a campy, adult comedy by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, runs Sept. 12-Oct. 5 at The Phipps Center for the Arts.
Among the Hudsonites in the cast are Erik Olson, Greg Tuchel, Ambrosia J. Webb, Dan Bushman, Tyler Haines, Pat Dietz and Christopher Babbitt.
The plot of this murder/mystery farce revolves around a group of pathetic actors who attempt to revive their careers in “Drop Dead!” During dress rehearsals, things go awry and the producer and an actor are mysteriously murdered. During the opening night performance, the murders continue. The remaining thespians must save the show and their own careers while trying to solve the mystery and stay alive until the curtain call.
Ten performances are scheduled Sept. 12-Oct. 5 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays, Sept. 21 and Oct. 5, at 2:30 p.m. on the main stage. Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for all students, with a $2 discount for the opening weekend, and a $2 discount for seniors on the Sunday matinees. For reservations, contact The Phipps ticket office at (715) 386-8409 or visit www.ThePhipps.org.