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Rams Stage 'Rumors'

Robinson drama students rehearse Neil Simon comedy.

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From left, Ernie (Sam Wharton) and Cookie Cusack (Julieanna Novak), with Glen Cooper (Jesse Bethea) wait for the other shoe to drop.

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Officer Welch (Joshua Israel) finally gets Charlie — or is he Lenny? (Kyle Lynch) — to explain what those gunshots were really all about.

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Ken (Alex Alferov) and wife Chris (Caitlin Viccora) are surprised and disappointed to discover their efforts to mask the truth are unraveling.

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The cast and crew prepare the set of ‘Rumors’ for production at Robinson Secondary on Nov.19-21.

Robinson Secondary students are hard at work preparing their performance of Neil Simon’s comedy “Rumors.” The show runs Nov 19, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m., at Robinson Secondary School, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.RobinsonDrama.org or at the door. More information is on the Web site, or call 703-426-2123.

‘Rumors’ follows four couples who gather at the posh home of New York’s deputy mayor. The host has been shot through the earlobe, and the hostess and help are missing. The guests frantically try to protect their host by hiding what has happened. The cast includes Caitlin Viccora, Alex Alferov, Micah Chelen, Kyle Lynch, Rachel Mehaffey, Jesse Bethea, Julieanna Novak and Sam Wharton. This production contains some strong language and may not be appropriate for young children.