The Cocktail Hour: A.R. Gurney's Comedy of Manners from Bowie Community Theatre
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The last date listed for The Cocktail Hour was Saturday April 16, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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The theater was a little hard to find, but once we found it thought it a charming location tucked in the woods. The theater itself is a wonderful facility, very comfortable seats and good acoustics and site lines. In general, the production values...continued
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“Mr. Gurney still has new and witty observations to make about a nearly extinct patrician class that regards psychiatry as an affront to good manners, underpaid hired help as a birthright and the selling of blue-chip stocks as a first step toward Marxism.” —The New York Times
The Cocktail Hour
by A. R. Gurney
Directed by Scott Bloom
A young playwright returns home to get permission from his mother and father to produce a play he has written about them. His well-to-do (and rather stuffy) parents are horrified at the idea of their private life being exposed on stage, while his sister is furious that she is only a secondary figure in the play. The cocktail hour soon turns into a shouting match, and, as more drinks are poured, family skeletons come out of the closet. This gripping play deals with the age-old conflict between children and parents over morals and values.
About the Ticket Supplier: Bowie Community Theatre
Bowie Community Theatre is a non-profit organization providing live theatre productions and experiences for the Bowie and surrounding communities. Membership and participation is on a volunteer, amateur basis.