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or, the Witch's Curse

April 11,12,13,18,19,2003 - at Saxe Middle School, New Canaan, CT
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Short attention span plot summary:

Rational Rose risks ridicule with reliance on written rules. Retiring Robin responds, but wretched Richard reveals Robin as Ruthven. Robin replaces rascally rogue of Ruddigore but resolves riddle.




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Cast for Ruddigore 

Michelle McNaughton 
Rose Maybud

Linda Palmer -
Mad Margaret 

Kate Burt -
Dame Hannah

Craig Schreiber 
Robin Oakapple

Tom Zimmerman 
Sir Despard

John Matilaine 
Sir Roderick

Marc Packer - 
Old Adam

Todd Spann -Richard Dauntless

Emma Fyffe-

Judy Raines - Ruth

Chorus of Bridesmaids and Villagers:

Holly Adams, Carey Bates, Mary Conseur, Wendy Falconer, Emma Fyffe,  Diana Gladden, Heather Handley, Bobbie Herman, Silloo Madan, Maureen O'Connell, Kelly Parillo, Judy Raines, Christina Richardson, Joan Stietzel, Joyce Veishlow, Jiaxing Weng.

Chorus of Bucks and Blades and Ancestors:

Dexter Anderson, Jim Cooper, Ken Hedden, Richard Huie, Bill Lamoureux, David Olsen, Israel Rodriguez, Guy Stretton, Paul Vidulich, Bernie Warmflash.

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