Trifles: A Radio Play

September 21 - October 11, 2020

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Airing September 21 - October 11, 2020

John Wright is dead in his bed with a rope around his neck, and his wife, Minnie, claims to have slept through the murder. The County Attorney, the Sheriff, and a local farmer arrive at the gloomy farmhouse to investigate, bringing their wives along to handle the woman's work. As the men look for clues, the women discover the truth in the small trifles of a woman's life. Will they stand by the law or protect Minnie? 

Featuring a cast of incredible local actors, this radio play version of Susan Glaspell's feminist murder mystery begins streaming on Monday, September 21. It features Abner Genece, Emma Messenger, Kevin Hart, Sheryl McCallum and Philip Sneed.

To purchase, hit the "Buy Tickets" link above and select the square with October 11 listed as the date (the last day the play is available). That button will take you to the page to select your ticket price!

Living Room Talkback

Join the cast and director of Trifles for a Living Room Talkback, live on our Youtube page! October 5 from 4 - 5 pm, tune in to learn more about how this production was recorded, foley sound design, audio storytelling and more. We'll also share a link to the talkback on our Facebook page - so find us on Youtube or Facebook to watch.

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How It Works

Buy tickets to Trifles at any time! The radio play premieres on Monday, September 21.

If you purchased your tickets before that date, a link to the play will be emailed to you on that day. If you buy tickets after September 21, the link will be in your confirmation email. You can listen to the play as many times as you like, any time between September 21 and October 11. 

To make sure you don't miss the email, we recommended adding info@arvadacenter.org to your contacts. 

Trifles is pre-recorded, not performed live, featuring sound design and effects by Jason Ducat. It will be captioned. 

Notes On This Production

Trifles is a feminist murder mystery written in 1916, that begins with the discovery of a man's corpse. It contains moments of suspense, and period-typical condescension and misogyny towards the female characters. 

Cast

Abner Genece

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Lewis Hale

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Emma Messenger

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Mrs. Peters

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Kevin Hart

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Sheriff Peters

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Sheryl McCallum

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Mrs. Hale

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Philip Sneed

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George Henderson

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