Where love and marriage become hilariously complicated.
First Things First by Derek Benfield
Director: Sonya Solomou
Dates: November 20 to December 8, 2024
This classic English comedy sees Pete and Jessica’s once-happy marriage taking a mysterious and tragic turn when she vanishes during a mountain climbing holiday.
Forced to move on with his life, Pete remarries hopeless romantic Sarah, and settles into his new life with his loyal best friend, George, by his side.
When George arrives with the unexpected news that Jessica is still alive, not killed in an accident as they had assumed, a web of lies quickly forms forcing Pete and George into increasingly hilarious situations.
This play is full of laugh-out-loud surprises, twists and turns, and one too many wives. Pete and George must navigate through an uproarious series of events and missteps to untangle their complicated relationships. Can they manage to keep the truth concealed from both wives and Sarah’s formidable mother, and prevent everything from spiraling into chaos?
Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including a 20 minute interval (subject to change).
Come along at 7:30pm on Wednesday 20 November to help us celebrate opening night and to enjoy complimentary refreshments before the show.
$32 (full), $27 (concession)
Group Concessions 10+: $27
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Evenings at 8:00pm:
November: Wednesday 20, Friday 22, Saturday 27, Friday 28, Saturday 29;
December: Friday 6, Saturday 7
Matinees at 2:00pm:
November: Sunday 29;
December: Sunday 8
Doors open 30 minutes before performances
By Arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical, on Behalf of Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals Company