Whenever you see a Noël Coward play, you can always expect a very enjoyable, witty comedy; Blithe Spirit at Chapel Street Players is no different.
Blithe Spirit has had many incarnations since 1941, including different stage adaptations, film, radio, and even musical. The version that the Chapel Street Players is using is from the 1945 film adaptation.
If you go to see The 39 Steps presented by The Chapel Street Players and expect to find a thriller like Psycho or Rear Window, you’re going to be very surprised by what you actually see. While the Patrick Barlow adaptation is based on the serious 1935 Hitchcock thriller and 1915 novel of the same name,
The cast of 12 ANGRY JURORS at Chapel Street Players.
Some plays are designed to whisk you away to a fantastical world, an alternate reality where folks spontaneously break into song. And then there are plays like 12 ANGRY JURORS, Chapel Street Players’ spring production: an ultra-realistic fly-on-the-wall reality play.
One of the measures of a successful Shakespearean production is the reaction of the audience — after all, poorly delivered Shakespeare loses both its poignancy and humor. Chapel Street Players’ THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, a straight-up comedy, leaves no confusion: it’s straight-up funny and entertaining,
The Chapel Street Players’ (CSP) 49th FUNdraiser production is the horror-comedy midnight musical, The Rocky Horror Show. Richard O’Brien’s cult classic camp fest is about two conservative lovebirds (Brad Majors and Janet Weiss) who get entangled with a group of out-of-this-world freaks, led by the self-proclaimed sweet transvestite Dr.
I am not a fan of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. I mean, I can understand why it’s campy, irreverent nature and out-of-control audience participation appeals to its ardent following, but it is simply not a show I enjoy seeing. So it is a tremendous testament to the quality and energy of the Chapel Street Players’ production that I left Friday night’s performance having thoroughly enjoyed myself!