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Shelby takes the stage

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


Lakes Area Theatre is honored to present an original Sherlock Holmes mystery written and directed by Don Shelby on Friday, August 24 at 7 p.m.

The show, The Barrington Ransom, will be a special one hour production. It stars Don Shelby as Sherlock Holmes, Lonnie Wing as Dr. Watson, with Philip Goellner, Keri Mohror, Al Senstad, Bruce McKirdy, Miriam Thornquist and Kent Garlinghouse rounding out the cast.

Bob Piotrowski composed and will perform the music. Kent Garlinghouse designed the sound effects and will perform them with Mike Roers.

To reserve seats, call (320) 808-3841.


A group of voice actors from Fergus Falls Community College will present an old time radio show from the series The Haunting Hour on Sunday, August 26 at 12:30 p.m. on KXRA 1490 AM.

They took a class in radio theater with instructor Sheri Johnson. Then they brought what they learned to the LAT studio to record the show.

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