Promoting and strengthening the artistic and cultural development of Orange County, North Carolina
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 5, 2023
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 5, 2023
An aging actor balances his ego, art, admirers and romantic intrigues with the help of his quirky entourage. A classic comedy reimagined with a diverse cast.
Garry Essendine, world renowned actor, is preparing for a theatrical tour to Africa to distract himself from impending middle age. But in the weeks before the tour is to begin, he is beset by a series of fans and admirers – an unhinged young playwright, a besotted society starlet, and his manager’s seductive wife – who are determined to take his spotlight. One crisis leads into another as his quirky entourage try to keep him focused and the business in order – and a secret affair, once exposed, might tear apart his closely-knit family of friends.
Snappy dialog, over-the-top characters, and surprise revelations abound in this classic British farce by Noel Coward, reimagined with a diverse cast and set amid the heyday of the black theater movement of the 1940s.
Switchyard Theatre Company
PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham NC 27701
– Thursday, 2/23 (7:30pm)
– Friday, 2/24 (7:30pm)
– Saturday, 2/25 (2:00pm, 7:30pm)
– Sunday, 2/26 (2:00pm)
– Wednesday, 3/1 (7:30pm)
– Thursday, 3/2 (7:30pm)
– Friday, 3/3 (7:30pm)
– Saturday, 3/4 (2:00pm, 7:30pm)
– Sunday, 3/5 (2:00pm)
– General admission: $25
– Seniors (65+): $20
– Students: $10
– Info: https://switchyardtheatrecompany.org/shows/present-laughter/
– Tickets: https://switchyard.ticketleap.com/present-laughter/
– Email: email@example.com
– Phone: 919-926-9906
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