By Michael Frayn
Feb 10-12 & 17-19, 2006
Directed by Ryan Ruffatti
“Noises Off”, a farce written by Michael Frayn, opened February 10th at The Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre, located at 201 W. Jefferson at historic Bluff Street, Joliet.
The Joliet Drama Guild presented “Noises Off” on February 10, 11, 17, and 18 at 8PM and February 12 and 19 at 2PM.
The comedy, which promises enough laughs to banish seasonal depression, follows the on and off stage antics of a clumsy acting troupe through blundering dress rehearsals to disastrous closing night. Expect door-slamming, sardine-flying, side-splitting fun from the talented cast, which includes: Leon Briick of Joliet as Selsdon, Eric Clement of Romeoville as Frederick, Theresa Lang of Joliet as Brooke, Eric Moniger of Joliet as Garry, Tiffany Moore of Wheaton as Belinda, Tony Shannon of Plainfield as Lloyd, George Skrobuton of Mokena as Tim, Annalis Whalen of Joliet as Poppy, and Rae Williams of Bolingbrook as Dotty.
“Noises Off” is directed by Ryan Ruffatti of Rolling Meadows and Tina Matriciano of Palos Hills is the Producer. Assistant Director is Ellwyn Gulick of Joliet and April Esposito of Joliet is the Stage Manager.
The Joliet Drama Guild is an all-volunteer community theatre organization that is enjoying its 73rd season. Other productions this year include “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” in April, “The Importance of Being Earnest” in June (at the University of St. Francis), and “Hello Dolly” in July and August 2006.
Cast and Crew
Dotty Otley/Mrs. Clackett Rae H. Williams
Lloyd Dallas Tony Shannon
Garry Lejeune/Roger Eric Moniger
Brooke Ashton/Vicki Theresa Lang
Poppy Norton-Taylor Annalis Whalen
Frederick Fellows/Philip Eric J. Clement
Belinda Blair/Flavia Tiffany Moore
Tim Algood George Skrobuton
Selsdon Mowbray/Burglar Loen Briick
Director Ryan Ruffatti
Assisant Director Ellwyn Gulick
Producers Tina Marticiano, Chuck Peterson
Stage Manager April Esposito
Props Mike Manolakes
Posters and Artwork