Alan Ayckbourn's House and Garden at Manhattan Theatre Club

Alan Ayckbourn's House and Garden at Manhattan Theatre Club

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and Garden together constitute Alan Ayckbourn's latest fiendish prank against actors. Both plays take place in, yes, the house and garden of an English estate on the same afternoon. The plays are written to be played in tandem; when an actor leaves the stage in House, he or she usually wanders right into Garden. Naturally, without expert timing, both productions could fall apart in seconds. The curtain calls alone are a true test of performers' nervou

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