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Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Hartford Stage

March 21 - April 20

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Hartford Stage

The Olivier Award-winning comedy, Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, will make its North American Premiere at Hartford Stage March 21 through April 20

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Hartford Stage

Original director Sean Foley returns to stage the show, which is making its North American premiere at Hartford Stage. Three Broadway actors – Chandler Williams, Arnie Burton, and Eddie Korbich – star in the three-hander.

Tickets & Performances

  • Tues., Wed., Thurs., Sun. at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fri., Sat. at 8 p.m.
  • Sat., Sun. at 2 p.m.
  • Wed. matinee at 2 p.m. on April 3 only.
  • Tickets for all shows start at $25. Student tickets: $18.
  • For group discounts (10 or more), email groupsales@hartfordstage.org or call 860-527-5151.

A hilarious farce with inventive theatricality, the play was co-written by brothers David and Robert Goodale based upon characters created by British author P.G. Wodehouse. Wodehouse, a prolific writer who was considered to be of one of the most widely-read humorists of the 20th century, often mixed humor with social commentary. Among his many creations – including Blandings Castle, Psmith, Ukridge, and Uncle Fred and Mr. Mulliner – Jeeves and Wooster are two of his most beloved characters.

Inspired in part by Wodehouse’s 1938 novel The Code of the Woosters, the Goodale Brothers’ Jeeves & Wooster in “Perfect Nonsense” is a fast-paced, slapstick comedy which cleverly skewers the Edwardian Upper Class. Everything goes awry when Bertie Wooster, a wealthy British gentleman with a penchant for telling stories, decides to stage a one-man show on London’s West End. Things go from bad to worse when Wooster’s loyal valet, Jeeves, valiantly steps in to help save the day.

Special Dates

  • Previews begin at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21
  • Opening Night: 8 p.m., Friday, March 29
  • Closes: 8 p.m., Saturday, April 20

Details

Start:
March 21
End:
April 20
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Location

Hartford Stage
50 Church Street
Hartford, CT
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