Black Comedy: Peter Shaffer's Classic Farce in the Dark
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Scotland, 1945: Seven young women, all members of the Women's Royal Naval Service (aka Wrens), are packed together in a tiny barrack on the eve of V-E Day. All from different backgrounds, regions, religions and classes, the women must confront complex emotions and decisions as they face the prospect of peace, which also means an end to their newfound wartime independence in Wrens. Written by Anne McGravie, this semi-autobiographical drama is an examination of loyalty, morality and duty during World War II. Learn More
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I've attended other Rover Drama Works plays and this one sure didn't measure up. The actors worked very hard, but the play described as a farce, was more like something from the Three Stooges. The costumes literally fell apart during the play.
I hope the next play presented will be able to take advantage of some of the talented actors involved.
Lovesick and desperate, sculptor Brindsley Miller has embellished his apartment with furniture and objects d’art “borrowed” from the absent antique collector next door hoping to impress his fiancée’s pompous father and a wealthy art dealer. The catch? A blown fuse has plunged the apartment into darkness … just as said neighbor arrives home.
Unexpected guests, mixed-up cocktails, and the flame of a single lighter impede Brindsley’s frantic attempts to set things right before light is restored. A brilliant farce described by the International Herald Tribune as “pure hilarity.”