AUBURN – Richard Martin is directing “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” Lewiston-Auburn’s Community Little Theatre’s Aug. 20 to 29 production. The show will be staged at the Lewiston Middle School’s air-conditioned auditorium.

The story of “Scarlet Pimpernel” by Baroness Emma Orczy, the Hungarian-British novelist, begins in 1792 in France. The Revolution has turned bloody. Madame Guillotine feeds upon hundreds of French men and women, many of whom are innocent of any crime. Out of this chaos, one man emerges to right the wrong. He is known only as the “Scarlet Pimpernel.”

Martin is being assisted by the following production crew: Karen Mayo, producer/set dcor; Colin Britt, musical director; Bob Caldwell, vocal director; Katie Baker, choreography; John Jenkins, fight choreography; Annette Bourque, costumer; Loretta Perry, wardrobe assistant; Bill Hamilton and Dick Martin, set design.

Also, Phil Vampatella and Jay Fisher, guillotine construction; Paula Masselli, properties; Ray Siegler, sound design; Dick Martin, light design; Marissa Jalbert, stage manager, assisted by Alison Traynor; Melody Driscoll, rehearsal prompter; and Rachel Morin, publicist.

Carpenters include Martin, Hamilton, Vampatella, Tim Traynor, Mike Cyr, Harry Neidig and Joel Salberg.

Tickets are $13 and $11 for seniors and full-time students. Reservations may be made by calling 783-0958 or accessing the theater’s Web site at

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