NOISES OFF Returns to A Noise Within

The eighth and final production of A Noise Within’s 2018-2019 Season: LET ME IN Presented by the S. Mark Taper Foundation | Noises Off By Michael Frayn, Co-Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and Geoff Elliott through June 9, 2019

PHOTO: Craig Schwartz | SouthPasadenan.com | Jill Hill and Erika Soto in Noises Off at A Noise Within

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, is bringing back its smash hit production of Michael Frayn’s hilarious off-the-wall comedy Noises Off (see South Pasadenan review here) for a limited engagement from May 21 through June 9, 2019. Reviving a critical and audience favorite for all to enjoy, ANW Producing Artistic Directors Julia RodriguezElliott and Geoff Elliott will once again direct the play-within-a-play that pays homage to the art of theatre-making as chaos reigns onstage and off!

PHOTO: Craig Schwartz | SouthPasadenan.com | Kasey Mahaffy and Deborah Strang in Noises Off at A Noise Within

Noises Off is truly one of our signature productions, with audience members returning to see it two or more times,” says Director Geoff Elliott. Director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott adds, “Everything about the deft physical and verbal interplay between actors is ideal for A Noise Within’s focus on ensemble work.”

Frayn’s joyfully out-of-control British farce features an under-rehearsed and over-worked cast and crew with a penchant for drama more personal than professional, readying themselves for the world premiere of a new play with the auspicious title, Nothing On . As the production progresses, the bumbling cast brings down the house – literally!

PHOTO: Craig Schwartz | SouthPasadenan.com | The cast of Noises Off at A Noise Within

ANW’s previous stagings of Frayn’s outlandish production have won rave reviews from critics, whose praise included “a superb cast hit the banana peel running and never let up” ( Los Angeles Times ); “laser sharp comic timing” ( Broadway World ); “A Noise Within tackles the comedy with aplomb” ( TheaterMania ); and “delivered with expert precision by the crackerjack cast, to its ultimate, ridiculously fantastic conclusion. At which point you may be unable to breathe.” (South Pasadenan)

PHOTO: Craig Schwartz | SouthPasadenan.com | The cast of Noises Off at A Noise Within

After its sold out run last season, the same beloved cast will return this May with Rafael Goldstein* reprising his role as Tim Algood, Apollo Dukakis* as Selsdon Mowbray, Geoff Elliott* as Lloyd Dallas, Jill Hill* as Belinda Blair, Erika Soto* as Poppy Norton-Taylor, Emily Kosloski* as Brooke Ashton, Jeremy Rabb* as Frederick Fellows, Kasey Mahaffy* as Garry Lejeune, and Deborah Strang* as Dotty Otley.

Single ticket prices for Noises Off start at $25 and are available at anoisewithin.org, by phone at 626-356-3121, and at the box office located at 3352 East Foothill Blvd. in Pasadena, Calif. A Pay What You Can performance will take place on Thursday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.

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