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Shit Hits The Fan: Everyman Theatre is nimble and quick in farcical obstacle course "Noises Off"

Shit Hits The Fan: Everyman Theatre is nimble and quick in farcical obstacle course 'Noises Off'

"Our tour is on its very last legs," says a mortified actor, oddly dressed in a burglar costume and dinner jacket, as he dodges the interruptions of backstage spats. He notices a whiskey bottle lodged in the cushion of a nearby chair, and as he inches toward it, he bids the audience: "Ladies and gentlemen, will you please sit back and enjoy the remains of the evening."

Under the direction of its founder Vincent M. Lancisi, Everyman Theatre closes its latest season with Michael Frayn's recursive "Noises Off" (1982), a bedroom farce about a bedroom farce. We see act one of play-within-a-play "Nothing On" at...

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