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Vokes Players Announces its Production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Ripcord

The Vokes Players of Wayland present Ripcord by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by J. Mark Baumhardt. Performances will be held at Beatrice Herford’s Vokes Theatre, Route 20 in Wayland, MA from February 21  through March 7. Every week of the run there will be performances on Friday & Saturday evenings at 8PM, and Saturday matinees at 2PM. There are also two Thursday evening performances, on February 27 and March 5. For tickets and information call 508-358-4034, or order online via our website Ticket prices are $20 for Thursday evenings and Saturday matinees; $24 for Friday & Saturday evenings.

You’re an older woman, widowed, estranged from your family, having lost your sense of taste, living in a care facility. You just want to be left alone, right? Well, that’s not what’s in store for Abby in David Lindsay-Abaire’s bristlingly funny Ripcord. Until now, Abby has been able to keep her double room to herself by being horrible to her roommates and driving them out. Unfortunately for Abby, her new roommate doesn’t take things personally. Marilyn has a sunny disposition and a great relationship with her kids, and loves being with people, even Abby. The two are worse than oil and water and things will not stand as they are.  It seems that Abby will do whatever it takes to get things back to the way she had them; how far will she go? The laughs come unexpectedly and sometimes uncomfortably—but they are non-stop.

The cast for the show includes: Deanna Swan, Anne Damon, Jon Nuquist, Gordon Ellis, Melissa Bisso, and Marc Pelletier. J. Mark Baumhardt is directing.

The historic Beatrice Herford’s Vokes Theatre in Wayland is one of the truly unique cultural and historical
resources in Metrowest. The Vokes Players is a non-profit theatrical organization. Ripcord is the second
production of our 2019-20 season. The theatre is wheelchair accessible. For more information about the
Vokes Players, visit our website –

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