Summer Dinner Theatre at NSU will present “Murder in the Court” July 26-29 and August 2-5 on the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium stage. Scott Burrell is the director.
Burrell said, “Murder in the Court” is a mystery comedy in which Judge Horton, called “Hanging Judge Horton,” is the most feared judge in town. He can find a man guilty and have him in jail quicker than most judges can bang a gavel. To make matters worse, the mayor has fired every judge in town except him. And some around town think Judge Horton is a little nuts. Legend has it Judge Horton once gave a guy “The Chair” for excessive parking tickets. But nuts or not he’s the only judge in town. And it’s got folks a bit nervous. Prosecutors, defense attorneys, none of them want to take their chances with the hanging judge. Not to mention, those who throw themselves at his mercy.”
“We’re offering our audience a truly immersive theatre experience,” said Burrell. “The show will be a crowd pleaser with a lot of audience interaction. It won’t be your typical show where you just sit and watch as the characters will mingle with the audience.”
Court will be in session when Northwestern State University’s Summer Dinner Theatre presents “Murder in the Court” July 26-29 and Aug. 2-5 on the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium stage. Tickets are $30, including dinner. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6 p.m. For ticket information, call (318) 357-4218 or (318) 357-4483.