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‘She Kills Monsters’ Comes to Fitch This Weekend

Zerek Laghari
Dress rehearsal for She Kills Monsters held in the auditorium, with Annalise Otano and Aiden Dunlap (L-R).

GROTON, Conn. — Fitch Theater Department presents the play “She Kills Monsters” this Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 

“She Kills Monsters” is a two-act play based around the death of the main character’s sister, Tilly Evans from the town of Athens, Ohio. Agnes Evans discovers a notebook left by her sister Tilly, and finds out more about Tilly’s life before she died than expected, being transported into the world of Dungeons and Dragons to fight monsters and go on a mystical adventure alongside Tilly’s friends.

Dress rehearsal for She Kills Monsters, with Katheryn Regan, Nae’King Wise, and Annalise Otano (L-R). (Zerek Laghari)

“As long as we do a good job, which I think every single person here can, and likely will do, I think that it’s going to be a great show and people are gonna love it,” said Aiden Dunlap, a junior from Marine Science Magnet High School.

“I think everyone is prepared, everyone knows what to do, we’ve mapped it out, [and] I think that if we have a lively audience,” said senior Nae’King Wise, for whom this production will be his last at Fitch. “I think it’ll go well.” 

This play differs from previous plays due to two different casts. “She Kills Monsters” has a relatively small cast, so there are two casts to give more actors an opportunity to have large roles, Cast A, and Cast B.

“I’m very excited because it’s my first show as a lead role and I think that the people are gonna love it as much as we do,” stated Regina Boutot, a sophomore, who will be playing Agnes Evans in Cast B. “I’m a little nervous about forgetting my lines, but of course that will all fade when I’m actually on stage performing.”

The production is considered PG-13 by the cast based on crude humor and language.

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Zerek Laghari, Staff Writer
Zerek is a Junior at Fitch High School. He enjoys history, language, and theater. He is from Groton, CT, and is currently in the IB Program. This is his first year in the Falcon Press, and joined because of his interest in journalism.

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    SophieMay 9, 2024 at 10:04 pm

    Incredibly well written. Extremely excited for this show!!