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Musical Comedy Takes Stage In Newman Comedy Takes Stage In Newman
West side Theater

Don’t let the title fool you. The West Side Theatre musical comedy production ‘Murders of 1940’ is not a musical, but an ingenious and wildly comic romp play. Poking antic fun at the more ridiculous aspects of ‘show biz’ and the corny thrillers of Hollywood’s heyday, the play is a non-stop barrage of laughter as those assembled (or at least those who aren’t killed off) untangle the mystery of the “Stage Door Slasher.” Join in for a night that’s sure to be a lot of fun.

The show is scheduled weekends, Oct. 4 through 6 and Oct. 11 through 13. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to performance. Tickets are $15 for general seating and $20 for reserved. Students are admitted for half price.

West Side Theater is at 1331 Main St., Newman. Call 209-862-4490 for more information; go to; or visit