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‘Crickets on a Hill’

Judy Ward’s “Crickets on a Hill,” a musical about the battle that drove Britain’s last royal governor of Virginia from the shores of Gwynn’s Island at the dawn of the Revolutionary War, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Mathews High School. The show is the kickoff event for Revolutionary Week in Mathews, which will include the annual fireworks on July 4 at MHS and a Revolutionary War encampment and reenactment on July 7 and 8 at the Gwynn’s Island Civic League. Cast members shown are, standing from left, Martha Story, Peyton Emerson, Ashton Emerson, Kyrsten Emerson, Chad Dean, Gary Barker, Clay Roy, R.J. Erickson, Bethany Heape, George Opie, Keith Osborne, James King, Elizabeth Roane, Jayden Emerson, Lara Emerson, Cindy Black (who has been in all three productions of the show since 1976), Mark Emerson, Paul Hyer, Tom Karow, Linda Ours, and, in front, Trey Shinault. Not pictured are Sheldon Roberts, Cheryl Dale, Brian Hopkin...

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