Several couples arrive at an elegant mansion outside of New York City, expecting a lavish anniversary party but instead discover that there are no servants, the hostess is missing, and the host – the deputy mayor of New York City - has shot himself through the earlobe. It's a race against time as they desperately try to put the pieces together before the other guests show up. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity.
"We're very pleased to be opening our new season at Theatre Jacksonville with one of Neil Simon's funniest plays." says TJ Executive Director Sarah Boone. "If you want to trade the stress and strife of daily life for mirth, mayhem and laughter, Rumors is the ticket for you."
The talented cast includes Rhonda Fisher, David Gile, Evan Gould, Staci Grant, Chris Morrissey, Tracy Olin, Michael Ray, Matt Tompkins, Kasi Walters, and Leanne Wilcox.
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RUMORS -- THEATRE JACKSONVILLE REVIEW
The story takes place in a plush New York home. The two story set designed by Jeff Waggoner is one of his best , with multiple doors for opening and closing, all very solidly built to withstand repeated physical abuse from the rambunctious cast.
The plot unfolds as guests arrive to celebrate the tenth wedding anniversary of the Brocks, who are never seen. Four couples arrive, one set at a time. They find their host is not available, the cook and the maid are gone, and there is nothing to eat.
Contains strong language; RECOMMENDED FOR MATURE AUDIENCES.