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Present Laughter

— Victor Garber stars in Noël Coward's comedy.


In Noël Coward’s classic comedy, matinee idol Garry Essendine sits at the center of his own universe. While Garry struggles to plan his upcoming trip to Africa, his elegant London flat is invaded by a lovestruck ingenue, an adulterous producer and a married seductress, not to mention Garry’s estranged wife and a crazed young playwright. Just before Garry escapes, the full extent of his misdemeanors is discovered and all hell breaks loose.

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Written as a semiautobiographical sketch (and send-up) of himself, Noel Coward’s Present Laughter is high comedy bordering on farce. As the evening gets rolling, what begins as a situational set-up for carefully worded one-liners craftily escalates into a series of increasingly ridiculous events, complete with ...

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American Airlines Theatre
227 West 42nd Street New York, NY