BU Alumni Players present ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’

For immediate release: July 24, 2007

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Alumni Players will present “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” from Friday, July 27, to Sunday, Aug. 5, in the Kenneth Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall.

The show, written by John Bishop and directed by Jim Slusser ’90/’92M/’04, is a short comedy that first appeared on Broadway in 1987. It is based on several 1940s mystery movies, including Bob Hope’s “The Cat and the Canary.”

The cast for the performance includes Betina Entzminger, associate professor of English; Bryan Lapinski; James Sachetti ’73; David O’Brien ’73/’77M/’04; Jeffrey Sherman ’95; Dana Weaver; Mark David Boberick; Michelle Lunger; Mark Lehnowsky; and Audra Hope Hearity dePrisco.

Show times are Friday, July 27; Saturday, July 28; Friday, Aug. 3; and Saturday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 29, and Sunday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m. Admission is $7 and tickets may be purchased at the door.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.