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Leading Ladies    by Ken Ludwig

Director: Jude Hines

English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they’re performing Scenes from Shakespeare in Amish country. When they hear that an old lady is about to die and leave her fortune to two long-lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and snaffle the cash. Problem: when they get there, they find that the nephews are nieces. Undeterred, they proceed with the attempted deception as nieces. Romantic entanglements abound, especially when Leo falls head-over-petticoat in love with the lady’s vivacious niece, Meg, who’s engaged to the local minister. Meg knows that there’s a wide world out there, but it’s not until she meets “Maxine and Stephanie” that she gets a taste of it.