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Present Laughter

June 1996
1:22:58
Comedy
Education Level
K-12

A gallery of friends, lovers, relatives and theatre acolytes sparkle around stage star Garry Essendine like bubbles in fine champagne. While Garry struggles to plan his upcoming trip to Africa, his elegant London flat is invaded by a love struck ingénue, an adulterous producer and a married seductress—not to mention Garry’s estranged wife Liz and the memorable Roland Maule, an aspiring playwright who is quite, quite mad.

Includes an interview with Noël Coward biographer Barry Day and theatre critic John Lahr.

Recorded before a live audience at the DoubleTree Suites, Santa Monica in April of 1996.

Directed by Dennis Erdman
Gregory Cooke as Fred/Hugo Lyppiatt
Arthur Hanket as Morris Dixon
Jon Matthews as Roland Moule
Ian Ogilvy as Garry Essendine
Siri O'Neal as Daphne Stillington
Christina Pickles as Liz Essendine
Carolyn Seymour as Joanna/Lady Saltburn
Yeardley Smith as Monica/Miss Erikson
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Digital Recording
ISBN
9781580814973
$4.99
2
CD
s
ISBN
9781580813280
$29.99
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