Ruby and the Ruby
This story is about
losing her gemstone, and
helping her find it.
Ruby and the Ruby is a stage play in . It premiered in February 2020.
Private detective Jacques Hammer has a nose for sniffing out trouble. One night, in the middle of a terrible thunderstorm, the fiery Ms. Ruby turns up in his office with a problem. There's a missing gemstone, and Jacques is the man to find to find it. As he's looking around for clues, a fishy looking character turns up outside. Maybe he's got answers for Jacques...
The main characters in this play include the following:
Ruby and the Ruby
Hammer I was working late. A Terrible storm was raging.
Ruby You gotta help me!
Hammer What's the problem madam?
Ruby Someone has stolen my gemstone!
Hammer Jacques Hammer at your service.
Ruby Let's work together.
Hammer I work alone, Ms. Ruby.
Ruby There was this fishy-looking guy outside.
Hammer And you suspect him?
Ruby I saw him throw something in the bin.
Hammer The name's Hammer - Jacques Hammer.
Hammer I've got a few questions for you.
Tenor Mind if I play hopscotch while you ask them?
Hammer What were you doing yesterday?
Tenor I was right here with my hopscotch gang.
Hammer I bet you've hopscotched away a few gems, right?
Tenor You're barking up the wrong tree, Hammer.
Hammer There was nothing in the bin. I needed clues.
Dom Hello Mr. Hammer. It's good to see you, sir.
Hammer Seen anything suspicious, Dom?
Dom Sorry, Mr. Hammer, sir, I haven't.
Hammer Where's Ms. Ruby?
Dom She's arranging the flowers across the hall, sir.
Hammer That lady's trouble. I need to speak to her...
Dom Don't forget to sign the guestbook, sir.
Hammer Anything else you can tell me, madam?
Ruby Haven't you found it yet? I'm busy.
Hammer I found a note under a vase.
Hammer The numbers looked like a combination.
Hammer Here's your gem, Ms. Ruby. It was safe all along.
Ruby Oh, jolly well done, Hammer.
Hammer Another day, another crime solved.
Director Scene 1. And, action!
Director Scene 2, from the top!
Director Scene 3, places please.
Director Scene 4. Let's see some effort here.
Director Ready for Scene 5?
Director Let's take it from the top.
Director Can we have some quiet please?
Director Two minute call, actors and actresses to the stage.
during the play