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Review: 'Something's Afoot' has axe to grind with murder mystery clichés

Review: 'Something's Afoot' has axe to grind with murder mystery clichés

May 9, 2014

The spring musical, “Something’s Afoot,” uses dark humor masked by lively musical numbers to abolish clichés found in the popular 1930s whodunit genre. Just when the plot seems to slide into the...

Preview: ‘Something’s Afoot,’ a musical murder mystery

Preview: ‘Something’s Afoot,’ a musical murder mystery

April 29, 2014

Augustana’s spring musical “Something’s Afoot,” combines comedy with mystery to parody the 1930s detective genre made famous by Agatha Christie. “Something’s Afoot,” opening Friday at 7:30...

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