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Actors Peter Mol (left), Russell Johnson, Michael Lupella and Tim Bowes compete to decide who will impersonate the incapacitated Charlie Brock in “Rumors” running this weekend at the Sheldon Theatre. (Photo courtesy Julie Martin)

Review: 'Rumors' unquestionably good time

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The actors in the Phoenix Theatre presentation of “Rumors” all wear microphones, but they probably don’t need to.

Director Julie Martin’s adaptation of the Neil Simon farce is an energetic affair, featuring eight lead characters who spend much of the two-hour runtime yelling over each other.


Just about the only thing that could top the volume of the cast at Thursday’s debut performance was the frequent bouts of laughter from the Sheldon Theatre audience.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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