Willhemina Swartz (Sequoia Coe) and Abigail Martin (Gaby Wickstrom) prepare to teach boorish actor John O'Connor (Norm Bullock) a lesson during Thursday's dress rehearsal for The Coffee Clutch

In their (coffee) clutches

PORT McNEILL-Local troupe to perform original play The Coffee Clutch this weekend at Gate House Theatre. 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.