Noel Coward's Haunting Comedy Blithe Spirit at Costa Mesa Playhouse
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The last date listed for Blithe Spirit was Sunday September 25, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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The year is 1951. The place, Hollywood, California. America's sweetheart, Mary Dale, is about to… More
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Blithe Spirit at the Costa Mesa Playhouse was well staged, lively, and entertaining. All of the principals and supporting players worked very well together as and ensemble and that made the play going experience even more festive. The actors were articulate, audible at the back of the theatre and had impeccable timing. If you want an evening or afternoon of mystery, and wit, go and see Blithe Spirit!
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The sets and lighting were excellent. Acting was good. The play was very tedious and the theater was too warm. Toward the end of the 3 hours I was very sleepy. A better ending would be that the husband would be convicted of murdering his second...continued
A smash hit on London and New York stages when it premiered in 1941, and recently revived on Broadway with Angela Lansbury, this delightful ghostly romp from the outrageous mind of playwright-director-actor-composer-singer and flamboyant wit Noel Coward spins the tale of novelist Charles Condomine, whose late first wife, Elvira, is summoned during a séance by eccentric clairvoyant Madame Arcati. Seen only by Charles, Elvira’s mischievous spirit remains to haunt him and disrupt his current marriage