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Fresh faces are on target in comic 'Shot in the Dark'

Prince George's Little Theatre's production of "A Shot in the Dark" received mention in last week's roundup of coming attractions, but merits a closer look for its excellent treatment of Marc Archard's work, set in 1962 Paris. This comic play, on stage at Bowie Playhouse, centers on the fate of guileless parlor maid Josefa, the main suspect in the shooting of her dead lover — a Spanish chauffeur who was also employed by the wealthy, well-connected Beurevers family. Newly appointed magistrate Paul Sevigne is intent on doing a thorough investigation on his first case but hears a baffling series of confessions from Josefa that suggests her innocence —...

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