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October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm$15.00
Sierra College Theatre Arts Department announces its Fall production of Noises Off directed by Debra Hammond.
STORY: Michael Frayn’s Noises Off takes a fond look at the follies of theater folk, whose susceptibility to out-of-control egos, memory loss, and passionate affairs turn every performance into a high-risk adventure. This play-within-a-play captures a touring theater troupe’s production of Nothing On in three stages: dress rehearsal, the opening performance, and a performance towards the end of a debilitating run. Frayne gives us a window into the inner workings of theater behind the scenes, progressing from flubbed lines and missed cues in the dress rehearsal to mounting friction between cast members in the final performance. Brimming with slapstick comedy, Noises Off is a delightful backstage farce, complete with slamming doors, falling trousers, and — of course — flying sardines!
Performances Dates and times:
Friday, October 25, at 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 26, at 8:00 pm
Friday, November 1, at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 2, at 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 3, at 2:00 pm
Thursday, November 7, at 7:00pm (director’s discussion at 5:00pm
and talk back after the show
Friday, November 8, at 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 9 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 10, at 2:00 pm (closing matinee)
Parking on Thursdays, requires $3 daily permit available at dispensers. Free on Friday evenings and weekends.