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The Nerd - Theatre of Dare Performance

The Nerd by Theatre of Dare at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Event Description

The Theatre of Dare will perform the beloved comedy, The Nerd, this April. Now an aspiring young architect in Terre Haute, Indiana, Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. He has written to Rick to say that, as long as he is alive, "you will have somebody on Earth who will do anything for you"—so Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. But his delight soon fades as it becomes apparent that Rick is a hopeless "nerd"—a bumbling oaf with no social sense, little intelligence and less tact.

Showtimes

April 5-6 at 7:30 pm
April 7 at 2:00 pm

April 12-13 at 7:30 pm
April 14 at 2:00 pm