Washington Community Center

Coming Attractions:  


2019 Community Theater Season Tickets are on sale now!  

 

The Nerd by Larry Shue - March 15, 16, 22, 23

Once Upon A Mattress - June 21-23, 28-30

Music by Mary Rodgers | Book by Jay ThompsonDean Fuller and Marshall Barer | Lyrics by Marshall Barer

And Then There Were None by Agathe Christie - October 11-12, 18-20


The Nerd

March 15, 16, 22, & 23 2019

by Larry Shue

By Special Arrangement from Dramatist Playservice, Inc.

 

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, his continued presence among Willum and his friends leading to one uproarious incident after another, until the normally placid Willum finds himself contemplating violence—a dire development which, happily, is staved off by the surprising "twist" ending of the play.

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