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Melodrama in old Sunol

36th annual production is popular fundraiser for school

Shakespeare is traveling to the Old West this week -- more precisely, onstage in the quaint old town of Sunol.

Sunol Repertory Theatre's annual melodrama this year is "Shakespeare Goes to Gravel Gulch -- or The Villain Drove a Bard Bargain," written by Tim Kelly and directed by John Ruzicka.

The comedic melodrama includes the lovely Sunny Day (Ashley Ruzicka); the conceited, dashing and dubious Noble Heart (Ron Smith); and handsome Texas Ranger Johnny Lasso (Logan March), who is on the trail of a notorious crook, Gentleman Dan. Bandits and townspeople all have secrets of their own and, of course, hijinks ensue.

Performances are at 8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from March 11 to April 1 at the Sunol Glen School auditorium, 11601 Main St., Sunol.

This is the 36th year for the fundraiser, which has raised more than $150,000 for Sunol Glen's liberal arts programs; last year it raised $7,000. Tickets are $15; call 449-2693 or visit www.sunol.net/srt/.

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