Therry Dramatic Society
The Arts Theatre


Written By: By Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur (2004 adaptation by Ken Ludwig
Directed By: Kerrin White

Broadway ballyhoo meets Hollywood hustle! This comedy is set in 1933 on the luxury train, The Twentieth Century Limited, travelling from Chicago to New York's Grand Central Station. Aboard are egomaniacal theatre producer Oscar Jaffe, desperately in need of a hit show, and his former paramour and protégé, volatile actress Lily Garland, who abandoned him for a Hollywood career. Oscar is determined to sign her for his new show. Lily is just as determined to ignore his advances, professional and personal. Trying to make sense of the chaos are his long-time and long-suffering assistants Webb and O'Malley. Other hilarious characters include George, Lily's lover, Max (another ex-lover and producer) and a religious fanatic escaped from an institution.

Approx. Running Time: 2.5 hours (including interval)
Suitable for ages: All

Performance Dates:
Preview ($10) Wednesday, 18 March 2020 at 8 pm
Thursday, 19 to Saturday, 21 March at 8 pm
Wednesday, 25 to Saturday, 28 March at 8 pm
Matinees both Saturdays at 2 pm

The Arts Theatre, 53 Angas Street, Adelaide

From Monday, 24 February (24/7)
Or phone Lorraine - Mon to Fri, 10 am to 5 pm: 8271 8487 until Friday 13 March
From Monday, 16 March, Therry Box Office 8410 5515 from 12 noon until late

$29 adults
$24 concession
$14 students 17 and under
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