The Rivals

Can a person be his own worst enemy? Find out as the Roving Park Players take you on a madcap 18th-century romp among the pouty and privileged in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s rowdy satire, THE RIVALS. Witness forbidden love, betrayal, mistaken identity, hurt feelings, bad grammar, women who read too much, and more! Performances in the parks June 8, 9, 10 11 and 15, 16, 17, 18!

June 8 @ Willamette Oaks Retirement Community, 455 Alexander Loop, Eugene 97401
June 9 @ Owen Rose Garden, 300 N Jefferson, Eugene 97402
June 10 & 11 @ Douglas Gardens Park, 3455 Redwood Dr, Springfield 97478
June 15 & 16 @ Petersen Barn Community Center , 870 Berntzen Rd, Eugene 97402
June 17 & 18 @ @ Maurie Jacobs Park, End of Fir Ln (off River Rd), Eugene 97404

FREE ADMISSION! ALL SHOWS at 6:00 pm, Rain or Shine! (Canopies Provided)
Call 541-686-2738 or 541-914-2374 for more information.

Show Notes


Sir Anthony Absolute---------father of Captain Jack Absolute Captain Jack Absolute--------son of Sir Anthony Absolute/suitor to Lydia Languish (as Beverley) Faulkland-----------------------friend to Captain Absolute Bob Acres----------------------suitor to Lydia Sir Lucius O’Trigger----------suitor to mystery woman (thinks it’s Lydia) Fig-------------------------------servant to Captain Absolute David----------------------------servant to Bob Acres Thomas, the Coachman [Sergeant-at-law] [Sheridan, the poet] [Errand boy] [Servant in Bob Acres’ lodgings] [Servant in Mrs. Malaprop’s lodgings] [Servant to Julia] [Muses] Mrs. Malaprop-------------------aunt to Lydia Lydia Languish------------------niece to Mrs. Malaprop Julia-------------------------------cousin/best friend to Lydia, ward of Sir A. Absolute, beloved of Faulkland Lucy-------------------------------Lydia’s maid [Maid to Julia]



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