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PHS students confront the horror of Clumsy Custard

Petersburg High School students perform a melodrama-comedy by William Gleason Wednesday and Thursday March 27-28 at the Wright Auditorium. Joe Viechnicki stopped by rehearsal and spoke with director Tiffany Christensen and some of the students about the performance.

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The Clumsy Custard Horror Show and Ice Cream Clone Review starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Doors open at 6:30 and tickets are on sale at the door for 10 dollars, or five dollars for students and seniors.

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