09/12/2019 - 09/29/2019


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The Ritz Theatre Company Presents an original production: The Ghosts of Ravenswood Manor

Previews Thursday, September 12; Opens Friday September 13; Runs Through Sunday September 29

A brand new comedy written by Ritz veteran Kumar Dari!

Lady Lillian Sappington has decided to turn the historic Ravenswood Manor into a hunting lodge, but first she must take care of one thing — she believes it’s haunted!

She invites her family and eclectic friends to dinner to discuss some strange occurrences, when suddenly only one word is heard: “Murder!”

The evening discussion moves from mild insinuation to heated inquisition and mayhem as they try to decipher the messages they continue to receive from the spirit world in The Ghosts of Ravenswood Manor.

“I know the Ritz audiences will enjoy the trip with these characters. They’ll enjoy the laughs throughout the show, whether verbal, physical, or character driven.

I’ve always had an affinity for all things British and wanted to capture that British “voice” in my writing this time.

The Ritz audiences always appreciate a show that has unique, interesting characters. They enjoy shows with both verbal and physical humor, which in this show are in ample supply.”

Ritz Producing Artistic Director, and Director of this show Bruce Curless is very excited to present this original Ritz Theatre production: “I’m very fortunate to be working with this exceptional cast made up of many Ritz Theatre comedic regulars. Kumar Dari is a master of wordsmithing, so we’re doing our very best to stay true to every single word. If our audiences enjoy this show a fraction of how much we’re enjoying producing it, we’ll have a royal hit!”



Bruce A. Curless  Direction and Design

Matthew Weil  Production Manager

Dan Rogers  Technical Director

Alexis Snider  Stage Manager

Alyssa Sendler  Assistant Stage Manager

Moira Miller   Costume Design

Jennifer Donsky   Light Design

Matthew Gallagher   Sound Design

Anastasia Swan   Sound Board Operator




Ginna Higgins as Lady Sappington

John Jackowski  as Edwin Sappington

Craig Hutchings as Andrew Sappington

Amanda Lynch Lizzio as Zenobia Sappington

Jack Shaw as Lady Blackthorne

Andrew B. Kushner  as Major Botwright

Joe Carlucci* and Kumar Dari* as Dr. Karmazin

John Hager as Ruggles

George Spelvin as Lord Sappington


* Alternating for selected performances





Thursday September 12 @ 7:30pm (Preview)

Friday September 13 @ 8:00pm

Saturday September 14 @ 8:00pm

Sunday September 15 @ 2:00pm

Wednesday September 18 @ 7:30pm

Friday September 20 @ 8:00pm

Saturday September 21 @ 8:00pm

Sunday September 22 @ 2:00pm

Wednesday September 25 @ 7:30pm

Friday September 27 @ 8:00pm

Saturday September 28 @ 8:00pm

Sunday September 29 @ 2:00pm





Thursday Night Preview – $20.50-$25.50

Sunday Matinees and Wednesday Nights- $23.50-$28.50

Friday and Saturday Nights – $28.50-$33.50

Groups: Discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more.

Subscription: Save up to $51!

Flexpass: Save up to $51 and use tix any way you want!


Note: $2.50 per ticket Historic Theatre charge applied to all Mainstage sales.



The Ritz Theatre Company was founded over thirty years ago to bring live, quality, professional productions to our region … and we’re still doing it today.

Throughout our history, we’ve aspired to make theatre accessible to everyone, to entertain our audiences with favorites, to challenge them (and ourselves) with complex works, to provide on-stage training for actors, to introduce kids to the magic of live theatre, and to help restore the historic building we call our home.

Managed by our staff, supported by a dedicated volunteer base, bolstered by our loyal subscribers, sustained by our generous sponsors and donors, and guided by our Board of Directors, the Ritz remains a gem in the community we gratefully serve.

Please join us!


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