Don't Dress For Dinner
By Marc Camoletti
Adapted by Robin Hawdon
July 27 - August 19, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 8/5, 8/19 @ 4:00 p.m.
This boulevard comedy was a smash hit in Paris, where it played for over two years, and in London,
where it ran for six years at the Apollo and Duchess Theatres. It has since played in theatres all
over the USA and the English speaking world and was revived in Chicago and on Broadway at the
American Airlines Theatre in 2012. This production was nominated for two Tony awards.
Bernard is planning a romantic weekend with his chic Parisian mistress in his charming converted
French farmhouse, whilst 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 too 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 has to pretend to be
the mistress and the mistress is unable to cook. Suppose everyone's alibi gets confused with
everyone else's. An evening of hilarious confusion ensues as Bernard and Robert improvise at