Saanich’s St. Luke’s Players opens 70th season with spine-chilling Night Watch

Performances run Oct. 10 through 13 and 17 to 20

Susan Ko plays Elaine Wheeler, who is trying to convince her husband, that she saw dead man in Night Watch.

Susan Ko plays Elaine Wheeler, who is trying to convince her husband, that she saw dead man in Night Watch.

A local theatre group celebrates a big birthday by raising a deep mystery.

St Luke’s Players opens its 70th anniversary season by posing a spine-chilling question in its play Night Watch: is Elaine Wheeler really seeing dead people in the window across the way?

Nobody believes her, including her husband, a psychiatrist and her best friend. Add an inquisitive house guest, a rather strange neighbour and a nosy German maid and the mystery deepens towards a riveting and chilling climax.

The play — written by Lucille Fletcher and directed by Janine Longy and Neville Owen — opens the company’s 70th season.

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Drawing on a crew of talent designers and set constructors, the company has consistently rendered its stage at St. Luke’s Hall magical. The company also takes pride in providing audiences a comfortable environment, with seat cushions and tea and coffee served in china cups for $1 with refills.

Tickets for the first of four plays staged by dedicated actors and crews are $16 and available online at eventbrite.ca or in person at the Papery at 669 Fort Street.

Various dates are available. Evening performances starting at 7:30 are scheduled for Oct. 10 through Oct. 13 with a second batch of evening performances scheduled for Oct. 17 through Oct. 20.

Matinees are scheduled for Oct. 13, 14, 20 and 21 with the curtains rising at 2 p.m.

For more info, see www.stlukesplayers.org.


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