THEATRE WEST PRESENTS:
DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER
By - Mark Camoletti
Adapted by - Robin Hawdon
Directed by Jim Reed
October 22 - November 3, 2019
Doors Open at 6:30 for 7pm Shows and 1:30 for 2pm Shows
Bernard is planning a romantic weekend with his mistress in his charming converted French farmhouse, while his wife, Jacqueline, is away. He has arranged for a Cordon Bleu cook to prepare gourmet delights, and has invited his best friend, Robert, along to provide the alibi. It’s foolproof. What could possibly go wrong?
Well… Suppose Robert turns up, not realizing quite why he has been invited. Suppose Robert and Jacqueline are secret lovers and consequently determined that Jacqueline will not leave for the weekend. Suppose the cook must pretend to be the mistress, and the mistress is unable to cook. Suppose everyone’s alibi is confused with everyone else’s. An evening of hilarious confusion ensues as Bernard and Robert improvise at breakneck speed.