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Park Rapids one-act play is sub-section champ

The Park Rapids Area High School cast and crew celebrated a first place win Saturday at the 24A Sub-Section One-Act Play Contest. (Submitted photo)

The Minnesota State High School League 24A Sub-section One-Act Play Competition was held Jan. 27 in the Park Rapids Area High School (PRAHS) auditorium.

Five high schools competed, with Verndale taking third place, Menahga second place and Park Rapids first.

Park Rapids and Menahga advance to the Section 6A contest, which will be held at PRAHS on Saturday, Feb. 3. Eight plays will be performed, beginning at 10 a.m. This event is free to the public.

The public is also invited to an open dress rehearsal of the Park Rapids play, "Journey to the World's Edge: A Tale in the Irish Tradition," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1. Steeped in Irish culture and legends, it was written by Harry Michael Bagdasian and Ernest Joselovitz.