SVHS' Haunting Comedy

SVHS' Haunting Comedy

Jacob Reed, Trace Scott, Joshua Peterson and Kaylee Hansen rehearse a scene from the upcoming play at Smoky Valley High School, "Rest Assured."

Jacob Reed, Trace Scott, Joshua Peterson and Kaylee Hansen rehearse a scene from the upcoming play at Smoky Valley High School, "Rest Assured."

One of the richest men in town has a problem. A lowly pauper has stolen his daughter’s heart and is now asking for her hand in marriage. Mr. Morlock, played by Jacob Reed, will not rest until he moves heaven and earth to stop the wedding. “Rest Assured” is a comedy farce that will keep the audience guessing whose life and afterlife it really is as the storyline builds to a comical crescendo.

Director Lisa Christopher offers some pointers to Jacob Reed and Ethan Wampler as they fine-tune their scene.

Director Lisa Christopher offers some pointers to Jacob Reed and Ethan Wampler as they fine-tune their scene.

Smoky Valley High School Drama Department presents “Rest Assured” by Donald Payton in the AJ Steinberg Auditorium on March 15, 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm. Adults: $5, Students: $2.

"This is an outrage! If you think I'm going to stand around and be haunted by a two-bit ghost, you're crazy!" shouts Mr. Morlock.

"This is an outrage! If you think I'm going to stand around and be haunted by a two-bit ghost, you're crazy!" shouts Mr. Morlock.

Reed and Scott work on their timing in a key transition.

Reed and Scott work on their timing in a key transition.

Elise Nelson makes some notes in her script during a scene change.

Elise Nelson makes some notes in her script during a scene change.

Dr. Brown (Wampler) offers his professional advice to Mr. Morlock (Reed) to calm his nerves as Mrs. Morlock (Nelson) listens in.

Dr. Brown (Wampler) offers his professional advice to Mr. Morlock (Reed) to calm his nerves as Mrs. Morlock (Nelson) listens in.

"REST ASSURED" CAST OF CHARACTERS

MR. MORLOCK: Jacob Reed, LUIGI LANCONI: Trace Scott, GEORGE PLEW: Joshua Peterson, LUCIFER: Carter Couchman, DR. BROWN: Ethan Wampler, JOE LANCONI: Adam Tillberg, MR. BLACK: Laurence Dahlsten, JAKE: Jamison Sattler, MRS. MORLOCK: Elise Nelson, JESSICA: Luisa Junqueira, MARY: Addison Haiden, MILDRED: Hollie Blomberg, MISS AKERS: Kaylee Hansen, MARTHA: Veronika Huse, MRS. SCHMALTZ: Audrey Ash, MRS. FRINCK: Madison Sattler

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