Western Reserve Playhouse opens its 51st season with the farce "Rumors" written by Neil Simon on June 1 through 16.Mark A. Zimmerman returns to the playhouse this season to direct "Rumors," after directing the musical "Once Upon A Mattress" last season, which played to record crowds.The cast for "Rumors" includes Natalie M. Mallis, Alex J. Nine, Emily Haase Demiray, Fig Jankowsi, Dan Camburn, Candace Russell, Jerry Schaber, Marc Dusini, and Jessi Hale.Fig Jankowsi and Jessi Hale appeared in WRP's "Mattress," and Jerry Schabers' last appearance at the Playhouse was in "Music Man." Candace Russell was last seen as Opal in Opal's Husband last season. Marc Dusini also has been in many Western Reserve Playhouse shows during the last five years, and also is one of WRP'S longtime board members.Board member Walt Kaminski is set designer and fellow board member Sue Snyder is stage manager assisted by Rebecca Salchak. Darlene Matthew and Marie Dusini are producers.Tickets prices are $10 for adults and $9 for seniors and students. Curtain time is 8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. curtain time for June 10.The Western Reserve Playhouse is at 3326 Everett Road at the corner of Revere Road at the Bath/Richfield township line in Summit County, close to I-271 and I-77. For details or reservations, call 330-620-7314.