Called the funniest farce ever written, “Noises Off” presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called “Nothing’s On.” Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
Author: Michael Frayn
Opening Community Players’ 93rd. Season was the second revival of the farce/comedy “Noises Off.” Several members of the cast and crew were involved in the 2007 production. Brian Artman was the director for the 2007 production and for this version is playing the director in the play. Thom Rakestraw played Frederick Fellowes in the 2007 production and in this version plays Garry Lejeune. Set Designer, Jeremy Stiller was also the set designer and Master Builder for the 2007 production. Properties Staff, Carol Plotkin, Dorothy Mundy and Judy Stroh, for the 2007 production, also staffed the properties for this current production along with Theresa Kerber. Eddy Arteman, did the costumes for both the 2007 version of the play and this 2015 production. One cast member, Chris Terven, was involved in the 1992 production as actor and set designer.