Corcoran Park Players will present THE RIVALS by Richard Brinsley Sheridan for three performances October 11, 12 and 13 at the Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church.
The Rivals follows Lydia Languish, a young lady who reads too many romance novels. She’s pursued by various suitors. Included among them are Bob Acres, Sir Lucius O'Trigger, and Jack Absolute (posing as Ensign Beverley). She prefers Beverly. Meanwhile, her aunt, Mrs. Malaprop, is carrying out an anonymous correspondence with Sir Lucius. Lydia’s cousin, Julia loves Faulkland. Sir Anthony Absolute arranges for his son to marry Lydia, however Ensign Beverly has been challenged to a duel by Bob Acres. Who will win the woman? You’ll need to see the play to find out!
Directed by Steven LaVigne, the production plays Friday, November 11 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, November 13 at 2 pm. Performances will take place in the basement auditorium of the Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church, 5011 31st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55417. Admission is free with donations to the Food Shelf.
Phone 612-274-4539 for ticket reservations.