From Master Class to Don't Dress For Dinner, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Play Revivals

By Playbill Staff
15 Mar 2012

Show: Private Lives
Theatre: Music Box Theatre
Preview: Nov. 6, 2011
Opening: Nov. 17, 2011
Closing: Dec. 31, 2011
Creators: Play by Noël Coward. Direction by Richard Eyre.
Original Principal Cast: Kim Cattrall as Amanda, Paul Gross as Elyot, Simon Paisley Day as Victor, Anna Madeley as Sybil and Caroline Lena Olsson as Louise.
Synopsis: Considered one of the greatest comedies ever written, Coward's Private Lives, according to producers, "premiered in London in 1930 and has been produced around the world ever since; it premiered on Broadway in 1931. Glamorous, rich and reckless, Amanda and Elyot have been divorced from each other for five years. Now both are honeymooning with their new spouses in the South of France. When, by chance, they meet again across adjoining hotel balconies, their insatiable feelings for each other are immediately rekindled. They hurl themselves headlong into love and lust without a care for scandal, new partners or memories of what drove them apart in the first place… for a little while, anyway."

Check out pictures from opening night.

Playbill Video interviews the cast:

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