Hands Across the Sea
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Hands/Tahiti Program Cover
 
 
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TWO ONE-ACT PERFORMANCES
 
February 24–27, 2011
Clark Arts Center—Cheek Theatre
 
ACT 1
Hands Across the Sea
By Noël Coward
Directed by: Noel Rennerfeldt
 
Hands Across the Sea is a short comic play by Noël Coward, involving two bemused visitors from the colonies who take up a casually-made invitation from an upper-class British couple to drop in on them at their Mayfair flat. Their identity is mistaken among the arrivals, departures, telephone calls and free-flowing alcohol, and confusion abounds.
 
Setting:
The year 1936, in the drawing-room
of the Gilpins’ flat in London.
 
Scenic & Lighting Design Noel Rennerfeldt
Costume Design Jeff Hendry
 
HANDS ACROSS THE SEA is presented by arrangement with
Samuel French, Inc., 45 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10010

ACT 2
Trouble in Tahiti
Words and music by: Leondard Bernstien
Direction and Musical Direction by: Timm Adams
Assistant Director: Jillian Christenson

Collaboratively Choreographed by: Timm Adams,
Lauren Emery, Katie Kuehner and Kyle Ralston
 
Trouble in Tahiti is a one-act opera in seven scenes composed by Leonard Bernstein, set in an affluent, nameless American suburb, the story depicts the disenchantment of Dinah with her husband Sam, who is more interested in his career and hobbies than in his family.
 
Setting:
1952, an American city and its affluent suburb.
 
Scenic & Lighting Design Noel Rennerfeldt
Costume Design Jeff Hendry
 
TROUBLE IN TAHITI is presented by arrangement with
Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., sole agent for Leonard Bernstein Music
Publishing Company LLC, publisher and copyright owner.
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