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Theatre Review – ‘Noises Off’ entertains in multiple ways

 

(L to R) Jennifer Makenas, Rebecca O'Neil, John Clark are only part of a hilarious crew for the Driftwood Players production of "Noises Off"

Noises Off is always described as a farce. And it is a farce but that is not what the show as done by the Driftwood Players is about. It’s about heart.

This three-act show adopts the play-within-a-play device and follows a group of British actors as they perform a fictional farce called Nothing On. We see actors playing actors playing roles.

Act One shows us the final dress rehearsal. Act Two gives us the view of the cast and crew from backstage a couple of weeks into the run. In Act Three we see the same portion of Nothing On later in the run.

The show is hilarious. You will laugh at...



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