Pec Playhouse's The Runner Stumbles nears end of run

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Tickets are still available for Pec Playhouse Theatre’s production of the gripping courtroom drama, The Runner Stumbles, running through Oct. 8.

Based on a true story, The Runner Stumbles is set in a rural Michigan town in 1911, centered on a trial of a Catholic priest being accused of murdering a young nun who was under his tutelage. Filled with tension, controversy, bits of humor and thoughtful dialogue, the story is certain to captivate viewers, right up to the surprise twist ending.

The cast of five men and four women includes seasoned performers, many of whom have appeared in other Pec Playhouse productions, from Rockford and the surrounding communities.

Performances will be Fridays-Sundays, through Oct. 8. Show times are 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, with 2 p.m. matinees Sundays. Tickets are $10 for all seats, and reservations are strongly encouraged. Tickets are available at German-American State Bank in Pecatonica during normal business hours, or by calling the Box Office at 239-1210 (toll-free 877-PEC-PLAY), and most major credits cards are accepted at no extra charge.

For more information about the show, contact the Pec Playhouse Box Office at 239-1210, or visit the Pec Playhouse Theatre Web site at www.pecplayhouse.org.

From the Oct. 4-10, 2006, issue

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