Farce of Nature

Twenty years after its West End premiere, Noises Off continues to be one of the most popular farces staged by regional and community theatres alike, a significant accomplishment considering the amount of pain inevitably inflicted upon those involved in bringing the show to life. Michael Frayn's classic comedy is one of those productions that seems, on paper, deceptively simple. But once you get knee-deep into the mechanics of the piece — the bruised and battered cast hurtling down stai

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