Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society presents

Screwball Comedy

Theatre Series
Screwball Comedy
Location:

HUB International Theatre
@ Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Price:
Adults $35
Seniors $32
Youth $30
Date & Time:

May 4, 2022 - 7:30 PM Buy Now »

Media:

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Fast-talking, gag cracking hilarity!

The unforgettable Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn were just two of the stars of the screwball comedies that were so hugely popular in Hollywood in the 1930s and ‘40s. Fast-talking, gag cracking hilarity that had them rolling in the aisles back in the day, has now been given an update and made even funnier by playwright Norman Foster. This fantastic show pays homage to those zany screwball comedies and is full of snappy period dialogue, outrageous characters, and humour that packs a punch! The story follows Mary trying to break into the male-dominated world of newspapers. The Editor-in-Chief sets a writing competition between her and Jeff, an egotistical star reporter for the top job, and comedy ensues.

 

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