‘The Fortune Hunters’ opening Saturday


Fight director Aaron Orensky puts the cast “on point” in a scene from The Fortune Hunters.  From left are Carrie Nelson, Orensky, Deanna Lavery, Carolyn Reiner, Chad Lewis and Rayshawn Veney.

The Westmoreland Players will present “The Fortune Hunters,” an original adaptation of an 18th century play by co-director Joy Evans, August 4-19 at the Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao.

The play offers daring antics in a scene of “Errol Flynn” style of swordplay, reported artistic director Glenn Evans.

Professional fight choreographer Aaron Orensky has traveled the world studying and teaching stage combat for two decades. For the past six weeks he’s brought his expertise to The Westmoreland Players, staging a live-action sword fight involving 15 of the 22 cast members, said Evans…



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