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Pittsburg Community Theatre: Noises Off!
February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
One event on Feb 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm
One event on Feb 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm
One event on Feb 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm
One event on Feb 23, 2019 at 8:00 pm
One event on Feb 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Michael Frayn’s Noises Off takes a fond look at the follies of theatre folk, whose susceptibility to out-of-control egos, memory loss, and passionate affairs turn every performance into a high-risk adventure.
This play-within-a-play captures a touring theatre troupe’s production of Nothing On in three stages: dress rehearsal, the opening performance, and a performance towards the end of a debilitating run. Frayne gives us a window into the inner workings of theatre behind the scenes, progressing from flubbed lines and missed cues in the dress rehearsal to mounting friction between cast members in the final performance. Brimming with slapstick comedy, Noises Off is a delightful backstage farce, complete with slamming doors, falling trousers, and — of course — flying sardines! .
Written by MICHAEL FRAYN
Directed by Dianna Schepers
“Noises Off” is presented by special arrangements with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.