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Okoboji High School Spring Play, Charley's Aunt, April 20-21

Mon 4-16-2018 901 H Ave,Milford,IA

(Milford)-The Okoboji High School Spring Play will be held this coming weekend, KUOO's Becky Thoreson has details:

Okoboji High School Spring Play, Charley's Aunt, April 20-21 

Okoboji High Drama Students will present this Spring Play this weekend. Adtress Chaelynn Schweers explains the plot of Charley's Aunt.

Actress 'It's basically like an old 19th Century farce about college boys wanting to propose to their girlfriends, and of course, back then college gentlemen didn't

invite women over without chaperones.  So, they invite the girls over thinking that one of the boy's Aunts was going to be there but she doesn't show up, so they basically ask a college friend to dress up as their Aunt."

Director Ann Williamsen says the period piece presented some challenges.  "The play is set in 1890, so of course that's a whole different language with lots of slang from that era, and then it's set in England as well, so it's been really challenging.  They've done an amazing job getting things memorized, because all 10 of them are on stage a great amount of time so they have a lot of lines to learn.  But, we've had a lot of fun with the costumes of course.  Very beautiful dresses for the ladies from the 1890s."

Curtain time is 7:30 on Friday and Saturday nights at the Okoboji High School Auditorium.  

Tickets $5 at the door.