This week: PHS Acting presents ‘The One Act Play That Goes Wrong’

Julie Reichle

Xander Schulte-Sasse, Charlotte Mascola, Isabelle Wire, Ben Sachs

Come see the hilarious new comedy “The One Act Play That Goes Wrong” by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields, and Jonathan Sayer on Thursday, Oct. 19 through Saturday Oct. 21 at 7 p.m., with an extra matinee performance on Saturday, Oct. 21.  

An amateur drama society is putting on a classic murder mystery, and the fate of the drama society is riding on the play’s success. What could go wrong? 

(Photos from Monday, Oct. 16 dress rehearsal)

The cast Thursday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. includes Jake Hanke, Sophie Hess, Charlotte Mascola, Ben Sachs, Clio Salzer, Mary Schickedanze, Xander Schulte-Sasse, and Isabelle Wire. The Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. performances feature Jake Hanke, Sophie Hess, Charlotte Mascola, Ella Puckett, Ben Sachs, Xander Schulte-Sasse, Sadie Shoop, and Eve Tellegen.

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Top: (l to r) Jake Hanke, Isabella Wire, Eve Tellegen, Charlotte Mascola, Mary Schickedanz, Ella Puckett, and Xander Schulte-Sasse Bottom: (l to r) Ben Sachs, Sadie Shoop, and Clio Salzer (Not pictured/took photo: Sophie Hess)

Student tickets are $6; general admission $16. Buy tickets online HERE.  

All shows are in the Alan Harvey Theater at PHS at 800 Magnolia Ave.

“The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong” has moments of comedic violence, including fighting and gun use. It is recommended for audiences aged 8 and older.  Contact director Kimberly Taylor at with any questions.

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