Murder at the Howard Johnson’s
Comedy by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick
Directed by Sarah Finch
APRIL 21 – MAY 1
Check into the Howard Johnson Motor Inn for murder, mayhem, and killer laughs. Travel back to the 1970s as ditzy Arlene and her lover Mitchell, a Casanova in disco pants, plot to knock off Arlene’s used car salesman husband inside their hotel room. Things quickly go haywire as the hapless hitmen keep getting in their own way, and their attempts to do each other in hilariously fail. Allegiances shift, and soon everybody wants everybody dead. But hey, all’s fair in love and contract killing!
Director: Sarah Finch
Sarah has been involved with Simcoe Little Theatre, in many aspects, since 2006, working behind the scenes, on stage, front of house and on the board of directors. Helping man the bar serving patrons taking in a play, to set design and construction backstage, to helping market the shows and preparing programs, Sarah has helped SLT succeed in every way possible.
In 2017 Sarah decided to try her hand at directing, co-directing the Christmas special “It’s a Wonderful Life”, she also co-directed “Arsenic & Old Lace” in 2019. Sarah was all set to independently direct “Dry Streak” in June of 2020 when the production was cancelled due to the pandemic. Now Sarah is preparing for her first show in two years and encourages everyone to come out and enjoy live theatre once again!
Carmen Davis playing Arlene Miller
Jim Donovan playing Mitchell Lovell
Jason Mayo playing Paul Miller
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