Hilarious Comedy of Errors The Rivals from A.C.T.
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The last date listed for The Rivals was Sunday April 23, 2006 / 2:00pm.
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Both charming and disturbing, The Suit combines a rich musical score with remarkably simple staging as it tells the story of a husband who doles out an unusual punishment to his cheating wife: He asks that she treat her lover's abandoned suit as a guest of honor in their home. Accompanying her wherever she goes, the suit becomes a whimsical yet cruel reminder of her infidelity. African melodies interweave with jazz standards to underscore this surprising, sharp-witted tale set in Apartheid-era Johannesburg, in a haunting production that integrates virtuosic musicians directly into the action. Learn More
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The pluses: The Geary Theater is gorgeous.
The minuses: Long, drawn-out, tedious, and predictable with annoying actors/characters you just wanted to slap due to their overacting. And what's up with a chandelier in the outdoor scenes?
Quotes & Highlights
“Deliciously and dexterously plotted.” —New York Times
Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The romantic and rich Lydia Languish loves her Captain Jack, but will she find out he’s a wolf in cheap clothing? Will the stern Sir Anthony Absolute turn out to be a big softie after all? And who could refuse to love a character named Fag? Please remain calm, dear audience—this is not a pigment of your imagination. _The Rivals _is the one, the only, the original comedy of errands, and this fanciful classic simply cannot be topped. It is, as Mrs. M. says, the very pineapple of perfection!