Neville's Island: Olivier Award-Nominated Comedy at Olney Theatre Center
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The last date listed for Neville's Island was Sunday April 28, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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I didn't think I would like this play because I usually avoid British farces. However I found this one to be very funny. Most of the audience was a lot older than I am and I'm in my sixties! They didn't seem to be laughing very much and at one point I felt that I should move to a section of the theater that wasn't as crowded (it wasn't sold out) so that my loud laughing wouldn't annoy anyone. Seeing this play encourages me to see more farces. The play is a little strange so I thought people would leave at intermission but no one did. I recommend giving it a try!.
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An insightful though not delicate exploration into the psyche of the 4 main characters. At times the play seemed a bit monotonous with the same set and high volume dialog and sound effects for over 2 and 1/2 hours. In the end though, it was...
*Written By: Tim Firth
Directed By: Jason King Jones
Scenic Design: Russell Parkman
Costume Design: Martha Hally
Lighting Design: Joel Moritz
Sound Design: Will Pickens
About the Ticket Supplier: Olney Theatre Center
Located just north of Washington, D.C. in arts-rich Montgomery County, Maryland, Olney Theatre Center for the Arts offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. One of two state theaters of Maryland, OTC is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick “triangle,” within easy access of all three cities.
An award-winning regional theater, Olney Theatre Center operates under an Actors’ Equity Association Council of Stock Theaters (COST) contract, one of only three theaters in the country to operate under such a contract.
In addition to its mainstage season, which emphasizes 20th-century American classics, new works, area premieres, reinterpretations of classics and musical theater, OTC offers a wide range of programs and affiliations including: National Players, America’s longest running classical touring company (since 1949), which performs for high school and college audiences in over 25 states; Potomac Theatre Project, which offers experimental and alternative plays that explore provocative and challenging human situations, ideas and visions; special school performances of mainstage shows; a free Summer Shakespeare Festival; and post-show discussions.