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The Nerd

May 3 - 19, 2019

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Cupid's Cabaret Heart

The Nerd

By Larry Shue
Produced with Special Arrangement by Dramatist Play Services

Directed by Mike Diana

Now an aspiring young architect in Terre Haute, Indiana, Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. He has written to Rick to say that, as long as he is alive, "you will have somebody on Earth who will do anything for you"—so Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. But his delight soon fades as it becomes apparent that Rick is a hopeless "nerd"—a bumbling oaf with no social sense, little intelligence and less tact. And Rick stays on and on leading to one uproarious incident after another.

The Cast

Willum Cubbert…..Dustin Burton
Tansy McGinnis…..Kate Goddin
Axel Hammond…..Rob Fortner
Warnock Waldgrave…..Ben Jenkins
Clelia Waldgrave…..Louise Casini Hollis
Thor Waldgrave…..Christopher Christian
Rick Steadman…..Craig McCloud
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