Blithe Spirit

ArcLight Theatre
152 W 71st St, New York, NY 10023
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Gotham Radio Theatre is excited to bring you one of Noel Coward's classic gems- Blithe Spirit - during New York's Noel Coward Festival. This 'improbable farce' that sees socialite novelist Charles Condomine inviting the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance. He hopes to gather material for his next book and to prove her a fake. The scheme backfires when Madame Arcati conjures the ghost of his annoying, temperamental first wife, Elvira. Gotham actors portray fictional 1940's stars of stage, screen and radio who perform the Gotham radio play. These 40's personalities are long running characters and bring the audience an added entertaining dimension of a 'show within a show.' Visit their website to meet 'Stew', 'Irene' and a number of fascinating characters. The cast includes Michael Iannucci as Charles Condomine, Valerie Gilbert as Ruth Condomine, Laura Leopard as Elvira Condomine, Victor Barbella as Madame Arcati and directed by Sydnie Grosberg Ronga, who adapted Coward's classic for GRT.

Visit the Blithe Spirit website:

http://gothamradiotheatre.com/blithe-spirit.html