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'Murder Mistaken'

by Janet Green.

May 6th, 7th & 8th, 13th & 14th, 2016.

Edward Bare, an attractive, charming and likeable, but ruthlessly ambitious young man married to a rich, doting wife many years his senior, thinks she is about to change her will and decides he must hasten her end. Unfortunately he finds himself with less than he had when she was alive but quickly finds himself a wealthy widow. She’s wise enough, however, to keep a tight hold on the purse strings to his increasing frustration. Then, another rich woman arrives on the scene...

Directed by Bev Nicholas.


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'The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby'

by Norm Foster.

February 19th, 20th & 21st, 26th & 27th, 2016.

A pompous investment banker’s car breaks down and he gets stuck in the sleepy town of Kooshog Lake during its annual Fishing Derby – an event to which people come from miles around to catch a fish that has been eluding capture for over twenty years. While the locals would really would like to send him on his way, a fuel pump needs to be ordered in so he is invited to take part in the fishing derby and learns a lot more than just how to fish.

Directed by Jean Jardine Miller.


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'The Trouble with Trent'

by Fred Carmichael

October 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd & 24th, 2015.

Three mystery enthusiasts write a detective story under the name Sarah Trent, emailing chapters to each other and meeting to polish it off. Then their agent hints that Sarah Trent is a real person and book sales soar. Meeting at a beach cottage to finish their second book, the three are inundated with fans wanting to meet Sarah, and become entangled in a real life whodunnit comedy involving a socialite, a blackmailer and undercover government agents.

Directed by Denis Stephenson.


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