Blithe Spirit is the most popular play in the Noel Coward canon–a witty comedy about the occult written during WWII. Coward’s own London office and apartment had just been destroyed in the Blitz, and his finances were depleted. He claimed he wrote the play in only five days, and only two lines of dialogue were removed before its first production in London.
Eloquence is the hallmark of Blithe Spirit. When the characters in this play engage in dialogue, it sparkles; their words are considered, concise and often downright hilarious. (more…)