The Abilene Christian University Theatre Department presents its winter play "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" written by John Bishop. This performance will run February 22-25, 2024, and will be directed by ACU Associate Professor Catherine Baumgardner.

"The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" is a story set in 1940s New York, blending elements of suspense and humor. The play centers around a group of eccentric characters and the chaotic hilarity that ensues as they attempt to uncover the truth behind a series of murders.

The performances will be held in Fulks Theatre on the ACU campus on February 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. and on February 25 at 2 p.m.  Seating is general admission. Standard ticket cost is $25 apiece. "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" is recommended for ages 10 and older.

Other spring 2024 productions at ACU will include "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane" and "Disney's High School Musical". For more information about any of these performances, click here or email Devin Braswell at

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