Murder at Possum Hall: 'Laura' onstage Jan. 31 to Feb. 9

December 31, 2013

Possum Point Players will bring the brilliant murder mystery “Laura” to the Possum Hall stage beginning Friday, Jan. 31. The play is written by Vera Caspary and George Sklar, and based on the novel by Vera Caspary. John Marino of Lewes directs an ensemble cast.

Detective Mark McPherson, played by Matt King of Lewes, is supposed to reconstruct the life of the alluring Laura, victim of a vicious murder, but not to the point where he falls in love with her. Here is the secret of Laura's death...and her life.

The cast also includes Stephanie Allman of Lewes as Bessie Clary; Danny Keenan of Georgetown as Danny; Jim Killion of Lewes as Waldo Lydecker; Don Megee of Georgetown as Shelby Carpenter; Chris Polo of Dover as Mrs. Dorgan; and Chuck Rafferty of Laurel as Olsen.

Show dates are 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 7 and 8, as well as 2 p.m., Sundays, Feb. 2 and 9, at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. Tickets are $18 for adults, and $17 for students and seniors. For more information call 302-856-4560 or go to

"Laura" is presented by special arrangement of Dramatists Play Service Inc.

Possum Point Players is supported, in part, by grants from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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