Opening Weekend for Blithe Spirit
July 21, 22 & 23 at 8:00
by Noël Coward
The original ghost comedy, Blithe Spirit, haunts the Moorpark College Studio Theatre this summer to provide much needed laughs after a two year shut down. This classic Noel Coward farce was originally produced on Broadway in November of 1941, and has been delighting audiences ever since and it’s the perfect summer comedy to provide a hilarious night out for the entire family! The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from the playwright of Private Lives offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting “happy medium,” one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and other-worldly) personalities clash, Charles’ current wife, Ruth, is accidentally killed, “passes over,” joins Elvira, and the two “blithe spirits” haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.
“Blithe Spirit” Directed by John Loprieno
Purchase advance tickets online at the PAC
$15 Students & Seniors