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"Lucky Stiff" comes to Heritage Theatre in Perry

Published April 13, 2012 8:35 am

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Farces rarely, if ever, feature an inheritance that can only be collected when someone passes for living.

"Lucky Stiff" features that element, with $6 million at stake. It's also a "musical murder mystery."

The plot involves an English shoe salesman who must see the embalmed body of his Atlantic City uncle all the way through a Monte Carlo cruise vacation in order to collect. And he can only collect if that uncle exhibits all the signs of the living. Heritage Theatre's production promises slammed doors, diamonds, a corpse in a wheelchair and enough mistaken identies to qualify as farce proper. Jacob Thompson directs.



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"Lucky Stiff" at Heritage Theatre

When • April 13-May 12. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees April 21 and 28.

Where • Heritage Community Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry

Tickets • $8-$9. Call 435-723-8392 or visit http://www.heritagetheatreutah.com for more information.