Present Laughter

An aging actor balances his ego, art, admirers and romantic intrigues with the help of his quirky entourage.Snappy dialog, over-the-top characters, and surprise revelations abound in this classic British farce by Noel Coward, reimagined with a diverse cast and set amid the heyday of the black theater movement of the 1940s.

Casting – Present Laughter – in-person and video auditions – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Switchyard Theatre Company is casting their upcoming production of PRESENT LAUGHTER by Noel Coward. Show runs February 23 thru March 5, 2023, at the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council, Durham. Directed by Nadia Bodie Smith, produced by Charlie Machalicky. A stipend is available.   We are seeking an ethnically …

2022-23 Season Announcement

October 20-28, 2022Fuddy MeersBy David Lindsay-AbaireDirected by Jeff Aguiar When you don’t know who you are, who do you trust? Claire wakes up every morning with no memory of herself, her doting husband or her perpetually-stoned son. But one day, a deranged man appears from underneath her bed, promising to …

Fuddy Meers

When you don’t know who you are, who do you trust? Join Claire on her journey through a funhouse of “funny mirrors,” and unravel the mystery of her life, in a world where nothing is as it seems.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mayhem. Mischief.  Magic. When all of Athens gathers for a festival to celebrate the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, four lovers and a group of would-be actors find themselves unwitting pawns in a battle between two feuding faerie courts.  Will the end result be a night they’ll never forget or one they’ll never quite remember?