Present Laughter - A Play (Acting Edition) by Noël Coward
Present Laughter - A Play (Acting Edition)
Author: Noël Coward
Title: Present Laughter - A Play (Acting Edition)
ISBN10: 0573013543
ISBN13: 978-0573013546
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Publisher: Samuel French; Acting ed edition (February 6, 2015)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1472 kb
Size epub: 1242 kb
Rating: 3.7 ✪
Votes: 488
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Dramas & Plays
At the centre of his own universe sits matinee idol Garry Essendine: suave, hedonistic and too old, says his wife, to be having numerous affairs. His line in harmless, infatuated debutantes is largely tolerated but playing closer to home is not. Just before he escapes on tour to Africa the full extent of his misdemeanours is discovered. And all hell breaks loose. Noël Coward's Present Laughter premiered in the early years of the Second World War just as such privileged lives were threatened with fundamental social change.