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Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Hartford Stage
March 21, 2019 - April 20, 2019
The Olivier Award-winning comedy, Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, will make its North American Premiere at Hartford Stage March 21 through April 20
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 email@example.com 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.
- 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
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