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October 21, 2021 to October 31, 2021
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Outcalt Theatre - Playhouse Square, 1407 Euclid Avenue,, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, 44115

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Cleveland State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents\ BLITHE SPIRIT\ October 21 - 31, 2021\ Written by Noel Coward\ Directed by Russ Borski\ The CSU theatre season opens on the Outcalt Theatre stage with the wit of Noel Coward's play BLITHE SPIRIT, running October 21-31, 2021. \ This classic comedy has been a favorite in the West End as well as Broadway stages for decades. "This updated version of the show is a new adaptation that will take place in present day Long Island," says Russ Borski, associate professor of theatre, who has adapted the script and will direct the production.\ \ The play, performed in two acts, offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting 'happy medium,' Madame Arcati. Worlds collide, personalities clash and Charlie's current wife Ruth accidentally joins forces with Elvira in the afterlife. These two 'blithe spirits‘ haunt their hapless husband into perpetuity. \ Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021: American Sign Language supported performance. Join us as a sign language interpreter will sign along with this performance. TICKET CODE ASL for a $5.00 ticket on this night only!\ TICKET CODES:\ $15 General Admission\ $10 Seniors w/code 1SEN\ $8 Non-CSU Students w/school ID & code NST\ $5 CSU Students w/CSU ID & code STUCSU\ $5 CSU Faculty/Staff w/CSU ID & code FAC\ $5 CSU Alumni w/code ALUCS\ The Outcalt Theatre is located inside the Allen Theatre Complex in the Playhouse Square district of Cleveland, OH. The Allen Theatre Complex is the west-most theatre in the row of theatres on Euclid Avenue, near the PNC Bank ATM between E. 17th Street and E 13th Street in downtown Cleveland.\ For more information on the Cleveland State University Department of Theatre and Dance, visit www.csuohio.edu/theatredance.