Guilherme de Andrade is a famous actor with a vast legion of fans, who, attracted by his charm and charisma, turn his house into a real chaos.
The week before he leaves for a tour in Africa, he is forced to deal with his devoted entourage: his secretary, his ex-wife, a young actress in love and full of ambition, an unbalanced aspiring playwright, his best friend’s wife determined to seduce him, his agent, his producer, the butler and the housekeeper.
At the same time, William is tormented by a mid-life crisis that insists on manifesting itself every time he looks in the mirror.
In the original “Present Laughter,” this comedy, written in 1939, celebrates the legendary playwright Noël Coward’s free spirit.
Widely regarded as the author’s most autobiographical play, it had its premiere in 1942, performed by.
Peter O’Toole, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Frank Langella and more recently, Andrew Scott in England and Kevin Kline in the US are some of the actors who have worn the skin of the famous Garry Essendine in productions in the UK and across the Atlantic.
“O Amor é Tão Simples” (“Present Laughter”) is a delightful, timeless comedy that reflects on the role of fame, love, and theater itself.
Diogo Infante, Ana Brito e Cunha, Ana Cloe, António Melo, Cristóvão Campos, Flávio Gil, Joana Pais de Brito, Miguel Raposo, Patrícia Tavares, and Rita Salema make up the cast that takes the stage at 9:30 pm.
For more information, contact José Lúcio da Silva Theatre (244 823 600).