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Mystery and western comedy on tap at LAT

The Cowboy and the Lady cast and crew include (left to right) Tim Ray, Betsy Ostenson, Kathy Ray, Curt Ostenson, Deb Long, Bob Piotrowski, Tim Long and Kent Garlinghouse. Contributed photo.

Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week:


Private detective Phil Byrnes is out to solve another case in A Queen's Ransom on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Lakes Area Theatre studio. At stake is a ruby and diamond bracelet found around a kitten's neck and worth a queen's ransom.

This detective series is written by playwright Sable Jak. Directed by Kevin Lee, working on the case are Mary Pohl, Al Senstad, Bruce Wegner, Lindsey Johnston, Tim Ray, Quincy Roers and Mike Roers. Music is by Bob Piotrowski with sound effects by Kent Garlinghouse.


Can a wealthy socialite and a rodeo rider whose dream is to live on an open-air ranch tending cattle find lasting romance? Tune in Sunday, March 18 at 12:30 p.m. on KXRA 1490 AM to find out the answer in The Cowboy and the Lady.

Directed by Tim Ray, the show stars Betsy Ostenson, Curt Ostenson, Deb Long, Tim Long and Kathy Ray. Music is by Bob Piotrowski and sound effects are by Kent Garlinghouse.

For information, call the box office at (320) 808-3841. Past shows are available on the LAT website