Monday, August 15

Tag: Blithe Spirit

Humour, Mystery and a Séance…What more do you need?
Culture & Literature, Theatre & Performance

Humour, Mystery and a Séance…What more do you need?

While they may not all be drama students in the Drama Society, their acting could have fooled an Emmy committee. Blithe Spirit was a hilarious, mysterious production, centred around a 1920’s dinner party where a séance takes place to entertain guests. With a seven person cast, I would have expected to feel the performance lacking in characters, but each member consumed the space of Jane Holloway Building and put on a performance to remember. Director George Priestley (3rd year Music student) did an amazing job with costume, casting, and set design as the audience was level with the stage, which added to the ambience of the overall performance. The audience was captivated from the moment Ellie Smit walked on stage, as Blithe Spirits began. Laughter rippled through the audience as Sarah Doug...