Ruby and the Ruby

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Ruby and the Ruby
Storyline Ruby loses her ruby, and Hammer goes and looks for it.
Premiere September 12, 2008
Characters Hammer, Ruby, Tenor, Dom.
Music Ruby and the Ruby music
Background Detective Background and Noir Background

Ruby and the Ruby is a play in Club Penguin. It is a mystery story about a 'stolen' ruby. It is unique in the way that it has a hidden background, a hidden pin (which you can get by following the clues in the Script) and a secret playbill in the Penguin Times (which you can see if you click the right things).


The Stage during the play

Private detective Jacques Hammer has a nose for sniffing out trouble. One night, in the middle of terrible thunderstrom, the fiery Ms. Ruby turns up in his office with a problem. There's a missing gemstone, and Jacques is the man to find it. As he's looking around for clues, a fishy looking character turns up outside. Maybe he's got answers for Jacques...


Image Name Info Clothing
Jacques Hammer full pic.PNG
Jacques Hammer Jacques Hammer is a detective. He is approached by Ms. Ruby, who asks him to find her lost ruby. His name is a pun on Jackhammer. Detective's Coat, Gray Fedora, and Magnifying Glass
Ms. Ruby The fiery Ms. Ruby has a problem; she's lost her precious gemstone. On a stormy night, she consults Detective Hammer, in hopes that she and her ruby can be reunited. Dazzle Dress, Pearl Necklace, and The Movie Star
Tenor costume trunk.PNG
Tenor Tenor is interviewed by Jacques Hammer. It is revealed that he likes to play Hopscotch; he has his own Hopscotch "gang". Also, Ruby suspects that he is the one who stole her ruby. His name is based on a type of male singing voice. Blue Zoot Suit, Blue Felt Hat, Skinny Blue Tie, and Zoot Shoes
Dom costume catalog.PNG
Dom Dom is the polite doorman. Doorman's Cap and Doorman's Jacket


  • Hammer: I was working late. A terrible storm was raging.
  • Ruby: You've got to help me!
  • Hammer: What's the problem madam?
  • Ruby: Someone has stolen my gemstone!
  • Hammer: Jacque 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.

Scene 2[edit]

  • Hammer: The name's Hammer - Jacque 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.

Scene 3[edit]

  • 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.

Scene 4[edit]

  • Hammer: Anything else you can tell me, madam?
  • Ruby: Haven't you found it yet? I'm busy.
  • (Ruby exits)
  • Hammer: I found a note under a vase.
  • Hammer: The numbers looked like a combination.

Scene 5[edit]

  • Hammer: Here's your gem, Ms. Ruby. It was safe all along.
  • Ruby: Oh, jolly well done, Hammer.
  • Hammer: Another day, another crime solved.


  • Scene 1. And, action!
  • Scene 2, from the top!
  • Scene 3, places please.
  • Scene 4. Let's see some effort here.
  • Ready for Scene 5?
  • Let's take it from the top.
  • Can we have some quiet please?
  • Two minute call, actors and actresses to the stage.


  • Due to a glitch, it temporarily played Quest for the Golden Puffle music in June 2010.
  • This play is shown in Star Reporter, as it was the play going on when the book was released.
  • When this play is at the Stage, there aren't any seats.

Exibition history[edit]

Start End
September 12, 2008 October 10, 2008
July 10, 2009 August 20, 2009
June 11, 2010 July 22, 2010
December 28, 2010 January 27, 2011
April 25, 2012 May 16, 2012
October 31, 2012 November 14, 2012
August 14, 2013 September 11, 2013
September 3, 2014 September 17, 2014


Award Category Result
Penguin Play Awards 2009 Best Overall Play Nominated
Best Sound
Best Effects
Best Costume
Best Set
Penguin Play Awards 2010 Best Overall Play Nominated
Best Sound
Best Effects
Best Costume
Best Set

Names in Other Languages[edit]

Language Name
Portuguese Ruby e o Rubi
French Ruby et le Rubis
Spanish Ruby y el Rubí
German Ruby und der Rubin
Russian N/A