Present Laughter

Comedy - Revival

Belasco Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 31, 1958
  • Closing Date: February 8, 1958
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 6

Playwright: Noël Coward


In Noel Coward's semi-autobiographical comedy, Present Laughter follows a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis who freely indulges his considerable appetite for wine, women and sleeping late.


Opening Night Cast

Noël Coward in Present Laughter Noël Coward Garry Essendine
Eva Gabor Joanna Lyppiatt
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Opening Night Production Credits

Noël Coward Noël Coward Writer
Noël Coward Noël Coward Staging
  Frank Thompson Costume Design
  Peggy Clark Lighting Design
  Richard Skinner Company Manager
  William Fields Press Representative
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