Noises Off

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"One of the all-time great farces."

- The Hollywood Reporter

Noises Off

Melbourne Theatre Company presents presents

Noises Off

by Michael Frayn

A clumsy bombshell; a despotic director; a stuttering actor. It was never going to be easy staging a bedroom farce on tour, with a mediocre cast, but this is complete pandemonium! On stage, it’s a whirl of slamming doors, missed cues, dropped lines and dropped trousers. Backstage, it’s a chaotic maelstrom of love triangles and trampled egos, and there’s no one without an axe to grind … or swing.

Michael Frayn created what many regard as the funniest play ever written, but the perfect demolition requires precise skills, which is good reason to call in director Sam Strong (Jasper Jones, The Speechmaker) to place the detonators and co-ordinate the mayhem. Simon Burke AO (Devil’s Playground), Ray Chong Nee (Othello) and Libby Munro (Disgraced – QTC Season) lead a superbly versatile cast, including MTC favourites Nicki Wendt (The Last Man Standing) and Louise Siversen (True Minds), who gallantly try to keep the show from slipping completely off the rails!

"If there is a finer stage comedy than Michael Frayn’s farce about the staging of a farce, I’ve yet to see it." – The Times

"One of the all-time great farces.." – The Hollywood Reporter

Credits

Cast includes Simon Burke, Libby Munro, Ray Chong Nee, Hugh Parker, Louise Siversen, Nicki Wendt, Emily Goddard, James Saunders, Steven Tandy
Director Sam Strong
Set & Costume Designer Richard Roberts
Lighting Designer Ben Hughes
Associate Director & Dialect Coach Leith McPherson

A co-production with Queensland Theatre Company

When

8 July – 12 August 2017*

Forum Nights
Monday 17 July 

Captioned performance
Saturday 12 August, 4pm

Tactile tour
Saturday 5 August, 4pm

Audio Described Performances
Tuesday 1 August, 6:30pm
Saturday 5 August, 4pm

Auslan-interpreted Performances
Saturday 29 July, 4pm

*Tickets for performances after 29 July are currently only available to MTC Subscribers.

Venue

Playhouse

Booking

Price range

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Adults from $69
Concessions from $55
Groups 8+ from $76
Under 30 from $36

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Notes

WARNING: Contains coarse language