CINCINNATI, OH – November 10, 2019 — Gather the clues to piece together this classic children’s nursery rhyme turned whodunnit Humpty-Dumpty Is Missing opening December 6 at Sunset Players and The Art Center at Dunham (1945 Dunham Way, Cincinnati, OH 45238).
In the tradition of his grandfather, Samuel Shovel and his father, Sam Spade, private investigator Sammy Scoop faces the biggest challenge of his illustrious career with the sudden fall and disappearance of the jolly Humpty-Dumpty. Sam and his sidekick Alice from Dallas combine forces to crack the case and grill a list of suspects, including Mistress Mary, Rip Van Winkle, Henny-Penny, Peter Rabbit and his sisters, Rapunzel and the Handsome Prince, all who had motive and opportunity. Humpty-Dumpty Is Missing is written by Joseph Robinette, directed by Bob Kelley and produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.
Performances are December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15. Friday night performances are at 7:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm.
The cast includes:
- Amelia Andriacco as Sammy
- Elsie Whitmer as Alice
- Lizzie Braunstein as Chief
- Nora Andriacco as Mistress Mary
- Connor Gamble as Rip Van Winkle
- Katie Altman as Henny-Penny
- Megan Weber as Rapunzel/Mother Hubbard
- Corbin Hazlett as Handsome Prince/Peter Rabbit
- Taylor Kelley as Troll
- Maddie Hughes as Little Billy Goat Gruff
- Avery Junker as Flopsy
- Dashiell Suess as Mopsy
- Isabelle Gregory as Cottontail
- Mia DiNovo as Little Bo Peep
- Ava Rogers as Little Red Riding Hood
- Sage Altman as Mother Goose
Tickets are $6 or $25 families/groups of five or more and can be ordered online at https://www.sunsetplayers.org/current-production—tickets or at the door. Tickets can also be reserved by calling 513-588-4988.
Sunset Players, Inc. is a community theater group located on the west side of Cincinnati. Founded in 1979, the group performs at the Arts Center at Dunham and has produced more than 120 plays. Its mission is to bring a smile, and its plays include comedies, farces, dramatic comedies and musical comedies—as long as there is some “comedy” in the performance somewhere. For more information, visit our website at www.sunsetplayers.org or like us on Facebook.