Â By Sally DeeringÂ
New Yorkâ€™s Broadway and Londonâ€™s West End resuscitated Noel Cowardâ€™s 1941 farce BLITHE SPIRIT, last season, with the iconic Angela Lansbury in the role of the eccentric Madame Arcati.
Jersey Cityâ€™s Attic Ensemble follows in those theatrical footsteps as it ushers in its 44th season with this kooky supernatural stage comedy â€“ just in time for Halloween.
Forty-four years bringing theater to the locals is no small feat and Attic Ensemble keeps the curtain rising even though financially the troupe could use some help filling the coffers. The last few years have been tough-going for the little theater company and there were times the artistic team led by president Billy Mitchell thought the company would be closing its doors for good. But the last two shows attracted large audiences, so the plays go on and hopefully this upswing will lead to a theater angel who may want to adopt the troupe. Continue reading HALLOWEEN CANDY- ATTIC ENSEMBLE OPENS 44TH SEASON WITH â€˜BLITHE SPIRITâ€™ â€“ NOEL COWARDâ€™S DELICIOUS COMEDY