Friday, February 8, 2013

“Noel & Gertie” to be Performed at Bethany College

The Bethany College Theatre Program will present an "iridescent and delightfully daring" evening  of "cocktails, evening dress and repartee" at 8 p.m. on Feb. 28 through March 2 in Maxwell’s with their production of “Noel & Gertie” by Sheridan Morley.

The production focuses on Noel Coward, a famous actor, playwright and composer, played by Andrew Ferguson, and Gertrude Lawrence, a celebrated actress in musical theatre, played by guest artist Kim Douglass. A combination of icons, the work is a depiction of their plays and lifelong, plutonic love for each other. 

Performing in Maxwell’s eschews the traditional theatre setting in favor of a cabaret style atmosphere. This will be an evening of throwback elegance which extends from the stage to audience and aims to unify actor and attendee. As such, attendees are encouraged to dress in semi-formal attire. A complimentary faux cocktail will be offered to those who do. 

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