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The Demon Child

Theater
karaw@lakevillejournal.com

There’s just something so lovable about maniacal children. Especially the sweet, murderous ones like Rhoda Penmark (Campbell Coughlin) in the Sherman Players’ production of Maxwell Anderson’s “The Bad Seed.”

The play first introduces us to Rhoda as a practically-perfect-in-every-way 8-year-old who is neat as a pin, astonishingly polite and overwhelmingly smart.

But alas, this could not last for long.

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