Noises Off is a play-within-a-play about an ambitious director and his troupe of mediocre actors.
The Tony Award-winner takes a hilarious look at the follies of theatre folk, whose susceptibility to out-of-control egos, memory loss, and passionate affairs turn every performance into a high-risk adventure of pure hilarity. Noises Off captures a touring theatre troupe’s production of Nothing On in three stages: dress rehearsal, the opening performance, and a performance towards the end of a debilitating run. The result is a window into the inner workings of theatre behind the scenes, from flubbed lines and missed cues to mounting friction between cast members. Brimming with slapstick comedy, Noises Off is a delightful backstage fierce, complete with slamming doors, falling trousers, and even flying sardines!