After tumultuous year, Ontario teens hop on board ‘Orient Express’

The cast of Ontario High School's production of "Murder on the Orient Express" takes the stage at Four Rivers Cultural Center. (The Enterprise/Liliana Frankel)

ONTARIO – When Covid hit last spring, Ontario High School drama students were just a week away from performing “Murder on the Orient Express.” 

“At first we just pushed it back. We thought we’d be able to perform,” said Tara Bastian, the English and drama teacher at Ontario. 

But of course, the initial shut down was followed by months . . .