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Comedy continues through March 17

From left are (front row) Mark Favazza, Frederick Johnson and Lisa Mallory; (next row) Maggie Belliel, Aaron Stevens, Robin Blake, Blair Kenyon, Ja’Nae Washington, Dae’Veon Washington, Rick Shurtz, Lauren Spittle and Felicity Spittle. Photo by Yours Truly Photography

Audiences for The Lancaster Players production of “The Play That Goes Wrong” are introduced to The Cornley University Drama Society’s opening night of “The Murder at Haversham Manor,” a 1920s murder mystery. As the title suggests, things go wrong from start to finish. The play-within-a-play is a “send-up” of theater and a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes.   

The accident-prone actors and the stage crew that attempts to help them recover, deal with a corpse that can’t play dead, an unconscious leading lady and actors whose mis-cues and mis-steps lead to a disastrous conclusion.   

President Luke Rawls said construction of the stage set was a challenge. “With secret compartments and….

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