Murray State College sets dates for fall plays, November 8th-10th


Tishomingo, Okla. (November 6, 2018)- Murray State College’s Arts and Humanities Division will be presenting two one-act plays for its fall play series, The Dark Road by Laura Lundgren Smith and Abra Cadaver by John Mattera. The plays will be held November 8, 9, and 10 in Fletcher Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. each night. Tickets are $10 for adults or free with a MSC student ID. 

The Dark Road follows Greta, a young girl living in Nazi Germany, who takes a job at a nearby women’s concentration camp to provide for her family. She soon learns the reality of her duties and through experience learns how to justify her crimes, heading further and further down the dark road. This powerful drama is about the choices that allow evil to become ordinary.

The second play, Abra Cadaver,  is a murder mystery with twists and turns, revelations and betrayals sure to keep the audience on the edge of their seats. The play follows Jack and his girlfriend Christine as they plot to kill Jack’s wife,  but the girlfriend has informed the wife of the plot and at the same time the husband, wife and girlfriend are all working on their own schemes either against or in support of the other.

The two plays will be directed by Noel Collins, who holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and is a professional actor as well as a speech and debate coach.
The tickets are $10 for adults or free with student ID.  To reserve tickets or if you have questions, please contact Susan Yeager at 580-387-7461 or

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