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Montana Western & Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series Present “The Queerville Murders” 

January 24, 2024

The University of Montana Western’s Theatre Department is pleased to present “The Queerville Murders” to be performed every Wednesday throughout the month of February as part of the 2023-24 Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series.

Egad! A gruesome murder has been committed! We know the victim, and there are many suspects to consider, but the culprit remains unknown. Never fear, a queer detective is on the case and they look fabulous. The only catch is, they haven’t received a script, and the cast must guide them through each clue as they improvise their way to the truth. Who killed who? And with what weapon! Will our detective discover the truth? Find out in this actor’s nightmare that explores passionate love, unrequited desires, and deadly betrayals.

This UMW Drama Club production is mostly improv-based. The characters have a pre-rehearsed murder mystery ready to perform, but the lead detective has no clue what is happening and they have to improv their way through the story to figure out who is the killer. 

Performances will be held at the University of Montana Western’s Small Auditorium located on the third floor of Main Hall at 7:30 p.m. on February 7, 14, 21, and 28. This production is rated R and recommended for mature audiences.

To purchase tickets, please visit the BOC Performing Arts Series Box Office webpage ( Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for senior and military, and free for UMW students who present their Bulldog Cards. 

For more information on the BOC Performing Arts Series, visit or contact Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre, Stephen Seder: [email protected] or 406-683-7038.