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Don't Dress For Dinner

March 30—June 17, 2012

American Airlines Theatre

"Naughty and sublimely silly.... An A-list design team and cast...pile on the comic chaos!"

Marilyn Stasio, variety

Don’t Dress for Dinner, the wildly funny comedy by Marc Camoletti (Boeing-Boeing), was nominated for two Tony® Awards and two Outer Critics Circle Awards: Spencer Kayden, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play and Outstanding Actress in a Play; William Ivey Long, Best Costume Design of a Play and Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical).

Bernard’s plans for a romantic rendezvous with his mistress are complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert. But when Bernard’s wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own… setting the stage for a collision course of assumed identities and outrageous infidelities. 

The cook is Suzette, the lover is Suzanne, the friend is bewildered, the wife is suspicious, the husband is losing his mind and everyone is guaranteed a good time at this hilarious romp through the French countryside. Tony Award nominee John Tillinger directs.

"Gut-busting! Hilarious!"

Thom Geier, entertainment weekly 

Don't Dress For Dinner Cast

Robert
Ben Daniels
Jacqueline
Patricia Kalember
Bernard
Adam James
Suzanne
Jennifer Tilly
Suzette
Spencer Kayden
George
David Aron Damane

The Tony Award nominations have been announced, and Don't Dress for Dinner has received two: Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play: Spencer Kayden; and Best Costume Design of a Play, William Ivey Long.
 

At this year's Outer Critics Circle AwardsWilliam Ivey Long was nominated for Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical), and Spencer Kayden took home the award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play!

Don't Dress For Dinner Creative

Playwright
Marc Camoletti
Adaptor
Robin Hawdon
Director
John Tillinger
Set Designer
John Lee Beatty
Costume Designer
William Ivey Long
Lighting Designer
Ken Billington
Sound Designer
David Van Tieghem
Hair & Wigs
Paul Huntley
Fight Director
Thomas Schall

Roundabout gratefully acknowledges partial underwriting from Douglas and Karen McKeel Calby.

Presented at

American Airlines Theatre

227 West 42nd Street

between 7th and 8th Avenues