Several area residents are cast members of IX’TICHA** Spider-God of the Amazon, currently playing at The Kechi Playhouse, 61st N. and Oliver in Kechi.

Several area residents are cast members of IX’TICHA** Spider-God of the Amazon, currently playing at The Kechi Playhouse, 61st N. and Oliver in Kechi.

The story is about explorers lost in the rainforest who are shocked to discover a giant spider.

Cast members include Butler County residents Mike Shryock as IX’TICHA**, Donna Murphy as Dr. Meredith McKenzie and Jim Moreland as Professor Royce Stone.

The production runs through June 29 with performances at 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets $11-$12. Call 316-744-2152.