Zeitgeist Stage Company Presents Alan Ayckbourn's My Wonderful Day
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The last date listed for Alan Ayckbourn's My Wonderful Day was Saturday March 26, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Boston Center for the Arts - Plaza Black Box
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Another winner from Zeitgeist. My Wonderful Day showcases Ayckbourne's humor and dead-on wit. It's a good balance of small reflective moments and uproarious takes. I enjoyed Obehi Janice's temperate portrayal of Laverne, Winnie's mother. Becca...continued
Quotes & Highlights
_"My Wonderful Day is one of the wittiest and most pristinely crafted of Mr. Ayckbourn’s dark farces."—_Wall Street Journal
“My Wonderful Day finds Ayckbourn in top form—and breaking new ground.”—The Telegraph
Nine-year-old Winnie is off sick from school for the day, but has an essay to write about “My Wonderful Day.” What better opportunity than quietly seated unnoticed in a corner, while her pregnant mother busies herself cleaning the home of a British television celebrity? When her Mother goes into labor, Winnie’s left in the house alone with the celebrity, his mistress, his wife and his best friend, discovering a wealth of material for her essay. The bizarre and increasingly frenetic comings and goings of adults in the weird household where she’s a silent observer fuels an essay that shocks her mother, but provides endless entertainment for the audience along the way.