Following his celebrated production of Amadeus last season, CST's own Gary Griffin directs NoŽl Cowardís stylish, savvy comedy about the people we can't live with—or without. Divorcés Amanda and Elyot meet up again quite by accident—on their second honeymoons, with brand-new spouses in tow. Fireworks fly as their reunion reveals just how quickly romance—and rivalry—can be rekindled.
Approximate Running Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes (includes intermissions)
Private Lives is presented in the Jentes Family Auditorium.
Private Lives is supported, in part, by Gayle and Glenn R. Tilles.
Production design services for Private Lives have been underwritten by the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.
Elyot and Amanda call it quits after three tumultuous years of marriage. Five years later, they are trapped on adjoining terraces, honeymooning in the same French hotel—with their new partners in hand. Commiseration turns into reminiscence. Bathed in moonlight and distant music, their passion reignites and, heedless of the consequences, they decide that they belong together—though destined to relive what drove them apart the first time.
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