Capital High presents 'The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940'

Nolan Lister

Following a two-year hiatus, Capital High School’s drama department is set to put on its annual spring play.

Director Laura Brayko described this year’s production, “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” as a farcical Agatha Christi novel come to life.

“We’re suckers for a good farce,” Brayko said in an interview Monday during a dress rehearsal. “We just love slamming doors and mistaken identities.”

The production has those in spades. The impressive set that Brayko said is thanks to a few exceptionally handy dads boasts five different entrances, secret or otherwise, for the cast of 10 to make good use of during the classic whodunit. She said the student-led stage crew has also done an impressive job with the set and came up with “some creative prop making, which always warms my heart to see.”

Director Laura Brayko described this year’s production, “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” as a farcical Agatha Christi novel come to life.

THOM BRIDGE, Independent Record

“The play is wildly outlandish,” said Capital senior Morgan Harris, who is playing the role of Patrick

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