The Norman Conquests Package: Three Alan Ayckbourn Comedies from Cygnet Theatre Company
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The last date listed for The Norman Conquests Theatre Package was Saturday October 23, 2010 / 4:00pm (Also 8:00pm and Oct. 24 at 2:00pm).
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This is a fun trilogy of plays about a near-farcical weekend of confused and thwarted romance. The plays occur in the same time frame, but each play is in a different setting (Garden, living room, dining room). Seeing all three enriches the...continued
A trilogy of full-length comedies (Table Manners, Round and Round the Garden, Living Together) performed in rotating repertory, that focus on the wild antics of Norman and his oddball in-laws. The package includes admission to the following plays:
Table Manners: The events of one weekend as seen from the dining room. In which Reg finds food rather scarce despite having it thrown at him by Sarah … Sarah is scandalized by Annie … Annie is disappointed by men in general and Tom in particular … Tom knocks down Norman … Norman’s romantic proposals are ruined thanks to Ruth … Ruth loses her patience, her temper and her glasses … and in which everyone has trouble deciding where to sit.
Living Together: The events of one weekend as seen from the Sitting Room. In which Reg is driven mad by Tom … Tom tells Annie a thing or two … Annie nearly comes to blows with Sarah … Sarah sees a different side of Norman … Norman sorts things out with Ruth … Ruth discovers the charms of a fireside rug … and in which nobody enjoys playing board games.
Round and Round the Garden: The events of one weekend as seen from the Garden. In which Ruth thoroughly confuses Tom … Tom succeeds in asking Annie … Annie gets a glimpse of Norman’s pajamas … Norman tells Sarah stories by moonlight … Sarah disapproves of Reg’s outdoor sports … and in which everyone gets to roll in the grass.