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Theatre Three
2800 Routh Street Dallas, TX 75201
214-871-3300
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2 reviews
13 stars
There was a lot of open spots in the parking at the garage on the corner of Routh and LaClede(entrance on this street) you an then take the elevator to the lobby and exit the building in the opposite direction from the lobby itself. turn left after exiting the building.
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"Present Laughter"
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15 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 25 2012

This show was hilarious! The main character, Garry, was so over the top with his ego and drama, I couldn't stop laughing. The show is so quick and witty, it's hard to believe that it was originally written in the 1930's! I would have to say that...continued

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attended Aug 25 2012

SETTING IN THE BLEACHERS WHERE ALL DISCOUNT TICKET HOLDERS SAT IT WAS A LITTLE HARD TO HEAR. THE THEATRE WAS WARM, LOTS OF PEOPLE FANNING THEMSELVES WITH PLAYBILLS. THE PLAY WAS NOT VERY GOOD, THIS IS THE FORTH PLAY IN A ROW THAT I HAVE SEEN, NONE...continued

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Description

The delightfully witty plot spotlights a few days in the life of the successful light comedy actor, Garry Essendine, as he prepares to travel for a touring commitment in Africa. Amid a series of events bordering on farce, Garry has to deal with younger women who want to submit to him, placate both his long-suffering secretary and his estranged wife, and cope with a super-contemptuous young playwright determined to change him into a more “serious and consequential” artist. As Garry has just turned forty, he’s fending off all these attacks just as he senses his oncoming mid-life crisis. Coward himself orginated the role and called the wildly amusing story “a series of semi-autobiographical pyrotechniques.” All is played out by actors on a glamorous high style art deco suite in splendidly lavish high fashions. A feast of laughter and high spirits!

About the Ticket Supplier: Theatre Three

Theatre Three produces seven mainstage productions each year in addition to special children’s performances, off-site educational outreach, special event productions and the programming in Theatre Too (the basement performing space). Theatre Too was, from September of 2000 until July 2003 home to the longest-running show in the history of Dallas theatre, the musical revue I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!