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Blithe Spirit

  • Dates: April 6, 2018 - May 6, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Overview

    One highly spirited wife is fun – but two is fertile ground for this smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages from the witty pen of Noël Coward.  Meet cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married to Ruth but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who has been conjured up by a visiting “happy medium,” one Madame Arcati. What’s a husband to do with such an abundance of riches. . .or troubles? Join the fun to discover how Charles gets the genie – or at least Elvira — back into the bottle!
    Run time 2.5 hours including intermission

    Can still keep an audience in a state of tickled contentment. – Ben Brantley, The New York Times

    Special Events:

    April 10 – Opening Night. Enjoy live music before the show, and a champagne (or ginger ale) toast and desserts from Bella Napoli after.

    April 17 – Chef’s Table Night. Come hungry before the show and enjoy complimentary food from Yono’s/dp An American Brasserie.

    April 18* & 25 – Discussion Nights. Stay after the show and discuss the play with Producing Artistic Director Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill and members of the cast.

    April 29 – Go Behind-the-Scenes with Producing Artistic Director Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill and discuss Blithe Spirit and what goes into producing theatre at theREP.

    *April 18 Discussion Night will occur prior to the performance – Story Circle presents True Ghost Stories with Kelvin Keraga and Siri Allison. 6:30 PM. Free and open to the public.

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