Noel Coward

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English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)

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London ClassicTheatre's production of The Noel Coward classic Private Lives is coming to Theatr Clwyd.
Director Daniel Evans arriving at the press night for the Full Monty, at the Noel Coward Theatre, London DOMINIC LIPINSKI
With Simon Russell Beale as good as ever and potentially a good prospect for end-of-year awards, whether imitating Carmen Miranda, Noel Coward and Marlene Dietrich or merely a sad, ageing queen, Grandage has constructed a hilarious but also moving 21/2 hours that should ensure healthy box office sales throughout the cold days of winter.
I was doubly amazed when I saw it was from Noel Coward.
Lucy PrebbleEoACAOs new play Enron, which sold-out its entire run at the Minerva Theatre Chichester and sold all 21,800 tickets before opening its six-week run at the Royal Court Theatre, will transfer to the Noel Coward Theatre this month.
El australiano Stephan Elliot, de quien poco se ha visto despues de Priscilla, reina del desierto, dirige Buenas costumbres (Easy Virtue; Gran Bretana, 2008), continuamente al filo o de la farsa o de la tragedia, a partir de una adaptacion de la obra de teatro de Noel Coward.
November 16-17: Auditions for the March stage production "Fallen Angels" by Noel Coward, at the College des Coudriers Info: www.
Trumpets and trombones add jazzy soul, while electric guitar solos are rife and the nasal singer's mournful, yet euphoric, repertoire is extended to include numbers by Gershwin and Noel Coward.
Putting on a play by Noel Coward is something like building a castle out of spun sugar: It works deliciously so long as you keep the structure tight.
Noel Coward was a fascinating, brilliant, versatile writer, actor, playwright, director, and lyricist, whose life was filled with friendships with the great and gifted.
During her career, which spanned more than 60 years, she originated the leading roles in musicals written by Noel Coward, Cole Porter and Leonard Bernstein, played opposite Van Johnson in a Hollywood screen musical, and broke box-office records in a cabaret season in Las Vegas.
His publications include A Talent To Amuse - The Life of Noel Coward, The Stephen Sondheim Songbook and The Noel Coward Diaries, plus biographies of Dirk Bogarde, Gene Kelly and Sir John Gielgud.
One is of Noel Coward and Ivor Novello songs, featuring baritone Russell Braun, soprano Donna Brown and members of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra conducted by Peter Tiefenbach.
Strains of Noel Coward waft past as she orders a cocktail and lights a cigarette, held a foot away from her mouth in an ebony and jewel-encrusted holder.
With that solemn vow, she was offered the lease for Suite 914, where she remained for half a century representing such film and theatrical legends as Gertrude Lawrence and Noel Coward.