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Susanna.

1 Heroine of a story told in the Book of Daniel, in a chapter (13) placed in the Apocrypha in the Authorized Version (see DanielDaniel,
book of the Bible. It combines "court" tales, perhaps originating from the 6th cent. B.C., and a series of apocalyptic visions arising from the time of the Maccabean emergency (167–164 B.C.
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). Two elders attempt to seduce Susanna and are repulsed; they accuse her of illicit relations with a young man, but she is saved from punishment by young Daniel, who traps the false accusers in discrepancies in their testimony. Susanna has been a favorite subject of Christian iconography. 2 Woman who ministered to Jesus.

Susanna

unjustly condemned for adultery; later acquitted. [Apocrypha: Daniel and Susanna]

Susanna

rejects advances of elderly men. [Apocrypha: Susanna]

Susanna

1 Apocrypha
1. the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
2. the book of the Apocrypha containing this story

Susanna

2
the book of the Apocrypha containing the story of Susanna, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation but saved by Daniel's sagacity
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Besides Torelle, the production staff includes Skip Hubbard, scenic and lighting designer; James McConkey, technical director; Sue Surdam Bean, costume designer, assisted by Nancy Hunt; Mona Jones, choreographer; Saal McGirr, composer; Shoshannah Crow, assistant director; Tony Masoner, properties manager; and Brian Peterson, stage manager, assisted by Marc Carpenter.
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J.B.," and I remember that, when Marty, in a sudden fit of ethnicity, decided he wanted to be called Mottke, I was dubbed Shoshannah and was henceforth called "Shan." Jimmy, however, remained Jimmy, except when we called him "James Fenimore" - a way of mockingly shooting him down whenever he became polysyllabic and pontifical (not a rare occurrence) and also a way of paying wry tribute to his talent.
However, some other familiar faces will pop up in this season including deaf hunter Eileen Leahy (Shoshannah Stern), wannabe hunter Claire Novak (Kathryn Newton) and Sheriff Donna Hanscum (Briana Buckmaster).