Michael Frayn’s


Yes, Prime Minister

Joseph Kesselring's

Arsenic and Old Lace

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Check out this season's shows coming up at the Rep.

16 Nov - 03 Dec 2016Elmwood Auditorium
Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing's On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
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Yes, Prime Minister

From Antony Jay & Jonathan Lynn, writers of the original television series, comes the equally sharply satirical stage version. More poignant than ever in the wake of BREXIT, this side-splitting comedy will leave you wondering if leaving the EU wasn't such a bad idea after all . . . or then again, judging by this lot, maybe not!
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Arsenic and Old Lace

Helped along by a cast of misfits and the criminally insane, Arsenic & Old Lace is a fast-paced, vintage comedy with a killer punchline. Joseph Kesselring's genre-defining play put black comedy back on the map when it was first presented in 1941.
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