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29 Jul, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Warring wives, laughter, magic and mayhem – you’ll never get enough of it in this farcical play full of spectral action.
While researching his next novel, Charles Condomine employs the services of a clairvoyant to see whether it is possible to contact souls in the afterlife. Unfortunately for Charles, the psychic summons the ghost of his dead wife, Elvira. It’s soon clear that the morally untidy Elvira wishes to reunite with her husband, much to the dismay of Charles’ new (and living) wife, Ruth.
Widely considered to be Noël Coward’s greatest work, Blithe Spirit treats its grim subject matter with gratifying frivolity, o?ering a playful look at what lies beyond the grave, and what happens when love comes back to haunt us.
Presented as part of the City of Perth Winter Arts Season.
Author: Noël Coward
Director: Kate Cherry