Over the years, the story of Les Liaisons Dangereuses has taken on many incarnations from the original story published in 1782. Between the 1988 film with the same name, Dangerous Liaisons, and a few modern adaptations with Cruel Intentions and Valmont, it’s safe to say that many are aware of the twists and turns in this production.
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,