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CenterStage, Stoppard-Durang: Two Modern One Act Comedies
CenterStage in Lake Forest has scoured both sides of the Atlantic to bring you the greatest masterpieces of Twentieth Century comedy!
Unfortunately, we couldn’t get the rights, so we had to make do with Tom Stoppard and Christopher Durang.
From England comes an early Tom Stoppard masterpiece, The Real Inspector Hound. A murder mystery wrapped around an affectionate parody of Agatha Christie’s long-running play, The Mousetrap, The Real Inspector Hound demonstrated the precocious brilliance of Stoppard’s long career.
Not content to simply offer a “play within a play”, we cross the Atlantic to showcase Christopher Durang’s dizzying comic conceit of a play within a play within a play, The Actor’s Nightmare. Our hapless hero finds himself finds himself unable to remember his lines, his play, or even whether he’s an actor at all.
So come for the mystery; stay for the comedy; and get seven shows for the price of one!
We are pleased to offer online ticketing for CenterStage in Lake Forest using either your PayPal account or a credit card. If you prefer, you may call us to reserve tickets at 847-234-6062. We return all calls as soon as possible.
Tickets are available online up to 2 hours before any performance time on the day of the show. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $30 for adults and $20 for students.
Gorton Community Center*The Grotto*400 E. Illinois Road*Lake Forest, IL*March 6, 7,8, 1, 14, 158847-234-6062*centerstagelakeforest.org/tickets
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