Updated Wed, Mar 5, 2014 12:04 pm
One of the most beloved Pink Panther movies is coming to the Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theatre in the form of a two-act play.
William Gleason's The Pink Panther Strikes Again is based on the 1976 film by Blake Edwards and Frank Waldman.
Chief Inspector Clouseau is being stalked by his long-suffering boss, Dreyfus, now a raving lunatic bent on world destruction--and Clouseau’s.
Will all the assassins succeed? Will Professor Fassbender build a brilliant weapon by force for Dreyfus?
Will Cato's master martial arts training come in handy? Will the tempestuous Russian Assassin overcome her feelings or embrace true love?
The public is invited to find out opening night, March 7, when tickets are buy one, get one free.
The cast includes David Scheimann as Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau; Dyrk Lang as Paul Dreyfus; Tara Polan as Olga; Sterling Mayer as Dr. Fassbender; and Caleb Garland as Cato. The production is being co-directed by JR Wells and Carla Nichols.
Show dates are March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m., with a Sunday matinee on March 16 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at www.midohiovalleyplayers.org, Marty's Print Shop on 3rd Street or the Marietta Convention & Visitors Bureau on Greene Street. The box office opens two hours before showtimes.