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Mixed signals dominate ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’

WHO'S SLEEPING WITH WHOM? Robert (John Chitambar), Bernard (Simon Hunt), Jacqueline (Angela Thompson) and Suzanne (Summer Hairabedian) get a bad case of couple-confusion in the farce "Don't Dress for Dinner." Photo by Kris Hunt
WHO'S SLEEPING WITH WHOM? Robert (John Chitambar), Bernard (Simon Hunt), Jacqueline (Angela Thompson) and Suzanne (Summer Hairabedian) get a bad case of couple-confusion in the farce "Don't Dress for Dinner." Photo by Kris Hunt

WHO'S SLEEPING WITH WHOM? Robert (John Chitambar), Bernard (Simon Hunt), Jacqueline (Angela Thompson) and Suzanne (Summer Hairabedian) get a bad case of couple-confusion in the farce "Don't Dress for Dinner." Photo by Kris Hunt

In a converted farmhouse, Bernard (Simon Hunt) is hoping to entertain his chic, Parisian mistress, Suzy (Summer Hairabedian), for the weekend. He has arranged for a cordon bleu cook (Melissa Elhardt) to furnish the gourmet delights, is in the process of packing his wife, Jacqueline (Angela Thompson), off to her mother, and has even invited along his best friend Robert (John Chitambar), as a suitable alibi. It’s foolproof, what could possibly go wrong?

Nothing much, just … crossed signals, mistaken identities, jealous husbands and more affairs than expected! Mix all these ingredients and you have the perfect recipe for an evening of hilarious confusion as Bernard and Robert improvise at breakneck speed!

Marc Camoletti’s comedy “Don’t Dress for Dinner” was a smash-hit in Paris (under the original title Pyjamas pour Six), where it ran for over two years. Robin Hawdon’s adaptation of this French original was premiered in 1991 and played to critical acclaim at London’s Apollo Theatre.

TAKING ACTION — George (Matthew Udall) has gone too far for Jacqueline (Angela Thompson), Suzette (Melissa Elhardt) and Suzanne (Summer Hairabedian) in the farce "Don't Dress for Dinner." Photo by Kris Hunt

Bob and Ro Productions presents “Don’t Dress for Dinner” on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. April 1 through May 1.

Tickets are $20 general admission, $18 seniors and $15 students, and can be arranged by calling the box office at (877) 532-7171 between noon and 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Tickets can also be purchased at the door at The Studio Theatre, 1028 R St., Sacramento.

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