Abigail's Party, a Stage Comedy by Award-Winning Filmmaker Mike Leigh
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The last date listed for Abigail's Party was Sunday November 2, 2008 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Odyssey Theatre
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Set in 1960s Manchester, England, this poignant and comic play tells the story of Jo, a shy… More
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Abigail's Party was simply awful...no story, shrill uninteresting characters and a theater full of cigarette smoke. We counted the minutes until the intermission when we could leave.
Definitely not worth the price of driving to the theater.
Quotes & Highlights
“Mike Leigh’s 1977 comedy is a nasty piece of working-class misanthropy featuring characters who are detestable yet richly complicated… it effectively captures Leigh’s perceptive insights into the lives of ordinary people.” —Los Angeles Times (Critic’s Choice)
“Director Julian Holloway has an impeccable flair for comedy and sly inventive touches in both action and vocal expression that wring every ounce of humor from Leigh’s everyday language… (an) excellent cast.” —CurtainUp
Don’t you hate those awkward social situations? You know, those ones when you’re smiling through gritted teeth, eyeing up all the best escape routes and fabricating some far-fetched excuse to leave. Join Beverly and her husband Laurence, Angela, her husband Tony, and Sue for Abigail’s Party.