Spring 1987: Ruddigore


The Off-Monroe Players are ten years old. We are proud to make our modest contribution to the astonishing array of amateur theatre in Rochester. Ten years ago, I believed that amateurs on stage could only embarrass themselves and their audience. I then joined the chorus of Esther Vail's first OMP production, Trial by Jury. The prejudice of youth dies unmourned, and seventeen productions later, OMP continues to demonstrate that joining with friends in theatrical endeavor is indeed one of the happiest forms of social communion.

— TB

Director: Terry Benedict
Assistant Director: Rebecca Maloney
Music Director: Sally R. Martin
Assistant Music Directors: Christine Barry, Kathleen Barry, Emily Gayeski
Choreography: Terry Benedict, Rebecca Maloney
Producers: Christine Dettman, Patti Anne Montrois


Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd (Robin Oakapple)
Bill Hammond
Richard Dauntless
Ron Herman
Sir Despard Murgatroyd of Ruddigore
Brian Smith
Old Adam Goodheart
John McCrank
Rose Maybud (A Village Maiden)
Anne Virgil
Mad Margaret
Ellen Klein
Dame Hannah
Barbara A. Dick
Zorah (Professional Bridesmaid)
Mary Lynne Conti
Ruth (Professional Bridesmaid)
Christine Dettman
Sir Roderic Murgatroyd
Michael Bellavia


Maureen Barry, Terry Benedict, Peter Dunbar, Julia Ferreira, Ingrid Frengle, Jeanine Gayeski, Donald A. Haight, George Maloney, Miriam Marshall, Molly Moore, Kathy Palokoff, David Raymond, Ellen Dannelley Shaler, Elizabeth Taylor-Willems, Mary E. Thresh, Rachel Weeks, Scot Zaffora-Reeder, Mary Zwierzynski-Slack


Christine Dettman
Set Designer
Sarah Freeman
Costume Manager
Sarah Freeman
Lighting Designer
Scot Zaffora-Reeder
Program Design
Sarah Freeman, Patti Anne Montrois

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