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JSHS to present ‘The Uninvited’ beginning Nov. 22

PHOTO PROVIDED Cast and crew of “The Uninvited” who will perform on Nov. 22 and 23 at Jersey Shore Area Senior High School.

JERSEY SHORE — Strange occurrences in a haunted house will bring plenty of suspense to audiences in the upcoming performance of “The Uninvited” by Tim Kelly.

The show is being performed Nov. 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jersey Shore Area Senior High School auditorium.

Directed by Michele Long, the play is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students. General admission tickets will be sold at the door.

Seeking to escape the demands of life in London, siblings (played by Adam Fox and Kira Bierly) purchase a charming house overlooking the sea from a young lady (played by Gabriella Zydallas) and her grandfather (played by Logan Garrett).

The new tenants, along with their housekeeper (played by Kate Moyer), soon begin to experience strange and eerie disturbances. To lighten the mood, the siblings have a housewarming party and invite their friends and neighbors (played by Brynli Brungard, Cale Blakely, and Artie Dammer).

PHOTO PROVIDED Pictured, from left, are Arabella Fielder, Gabriella Zydallas, Ana Tindell and Logan Garrett.

The plot develops while the disturbances continue during the party.

A nosy neighbor (played by Ana Tindell), a former governess (played by Arabella Fielder), and an unexpected guest (played by Emma Blakely) appear unannounced. To quell the disturbances, the guests then try to make contact with the spirits of the house, and many dark secrets are revealed.

The stage and support crew include Julie Wagner, stage supervisor; Scott Alexander, sound supervisor; Michele Long, lighting supervisor; Arabella Fielder, set designer; Sarah Keim, set supervisor; Hannah Moyer, student stage manager; Sarah Alexander, Kaedence Roupp, and Jillian Waldman, sound technicians; Lily Nagle, Blaize Spotts, and Jon Wagner, lighting technicians; Madison Gilbert, property manager; Daryl Andrus, wardrobe manager; Karissa English, poster designer; Aleyah Bathurst and Izzy Gleckner, stage crew; and Charlotte Bierly, ticket sales.

The set construction was completed by Sarah Keim, cast, and crew.

PHOTO PROVIDED Pictured, from left, are Kate Moyer, Kira Bierly, Adam Fox, Brynli Brungard, Artie Dammer and Cale Blakely perform a scene from the play ‘The Uninvited.’