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C.H. Players to present ‘Blythe Spirit’

Ghostly shades of grey will descend on the Piankatank Ruritan Club in Hudgins March 28-31 as quirky psychic attempts to conjure up the elementals, poltergeists, and “others not quite of this world” in the Court House Players’ production of Noël Coward’s classic comedy “Blithe Spirit.”

The comedy classic tells the story of socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant Madame Arcati to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when the séance calls forth the ghost of his temperamental first wife, Elvira. Elvira makes continual attempts to disrupt Charles’s marriage to his second wife, Ruth, who cannot see or hear the ghost.

Raymond “R.J.” Erickson and Amanda Hamlin Adams portray Charles and Ruth Condomine. Sherry Parsons is Madame Arcati, and Bethany Heape is the clever spirit, Elvira. George Opie and Cindy Black pl...

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