Rumors

Rumors

Written by Neil Simon

Directed by Jason Ingram Roth

Rumors is a fast-paced, character-driven mystery farce by famous Broadway writer, Neil Simon. It is centered around a high-society dinner party. The convoluted plot involves four couples who gather to celebrate the 10th wedding anniversary of their best friends, only to discover Myra is missing and Charley with a bullet hole in his ear, apparently from a suicide attempt. Also, the domestic help is gone and there’s no sign of dinner. Each couple arriving at the party is kept in the dark about the situation by those who had arrived previously, until the evening becomes a desperately funny study of miscommunication, as false and complicated explanations are given and the rumours start to escalate.

 

Dates and Venue

The show ran from July 16 to August 7, 2004 and was performed at Hamilton Town Hall.

 

Cast

Chris Gorman Karen Houghton
Ken Gorman Garry Somerville
Claire Ganz Debra Chalmers
Lenny Ganz Kurt A. Lerps
Cookie Cusack Sandra Ferlito
Ernie Cusack Brian Hinselwood
Glenn Cooper Wayne Lyngkuist
Officer Pudney Lechani Tema
Cassie Cooper Linda Novicky
Officer Welch Ray Turner

 

Programme

A PDF of the programme for the show can be found here.

 

Photos

 
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