Rehearsals are underway for The Merc Playhouse’s production of “Clue,” the classic “whodunit” romp, which opens on Friday, Dec. 8, and continues with performances through Sunday, Dec. 17.
The play, directed by Kira Wood-Cramer, The Merc’s executive director, is based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, adapted for the stage.
“‘Clue’ is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist,” according to The Merc’s website.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m.; Sunday performances are at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 at the door. Youth tickets are $5. To buy tickets, visit www.mercplayhouse.org.
• The Merc will conduct auditions for the upcoming production of “James and the Giant Peach,” directed by Jane Orme, on Dec. 11 and 12 from 4-5:30 p.m. each day. Actors aged 8 to 18 are encouraged to audition. There is no need to prepare ahead of time. Sections to read will be provided & actors should dress comfortably and be prepared to get creative and move. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, Jan. 2, and are scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 4-6:30 p.m. The show will be stage March 14-25, 2024. For information, visit www.mercplayhouse.org.