Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Fallen Angels

by Noël Coward Running Time: 2 hours

April 14, 2016 to
May 1, 2016

Cabot Theatre
Directed by C. Michael Wright

Featuring Kay Allmand, Matt Koester, Beth Mulkerron, Rick Pendzich, Molly Rhode and Chase Stoeger

London. 1925. Julia and Jane are the dearest of friends. And both are happily married. That is until they each unexpectedly hear that an old flame will be paying a call. When they discover that they're both still carrying a torch for the very same Maurice, the fur begins to fly!

Noël Coward is the master of drawing room comedy, and this delightful diversion is chock-full of his razor-sharp wit, charming musical interludes and all-around joie de vivre!

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CBS 58 Sunday
Morning Interview
Geoffrey Johnson
WUWM


Playwright
Noël Coward
Cast
Julia
Kay Allmand
Maurice Matt Koester
Jane Beth Mulkerron
Fred
Rick Pendzich
Saunders
Molly Rhode
Willy Chase Stoeger
Production Staff
Director C. Michael Wright
Scenic Designer Maureen Chavez-Kruger
Costume Designer Jason Orlenko
Lighting Designer David Gipson
Properties Master Melissa Centgraf
Sound Designer Megan Henninger
Stage Manager Judy Martel
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T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Talk Theatre

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:00 PM

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:00 PM

An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.

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ViewPoints

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 6:30 PM

Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.

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Talkbacks

Thursday, April 21, 2016 7:30 PM

Thursday, April 28, 2016 7:30 PM

After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.

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Resources


Fallen Angels media release

Thursday, March 31, 2016

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ViewPoints: Remembering Noel

Thursday, April 7, 2016

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Media Coverage


Frequent Ten Chimneys guest’s play weathers the years well

Thursday, April 21, 2016

by Julie McHale, Waukesha Freeman; Noel Coward, a director, actor, composer and prolific writer of comedies, is back on stage under the auspices of the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, and a merry romp it is. “Fallen Angels,” written in 1925, was almost banned from the stage in its time.

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MILWAUKEE CHAMBER THEATRE GIVES US A UPROARIOUS AND WITTY FALLEN ANGELS

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

by Matthew Perta, Showbiz Chicago; There are probably a lot of married couples out there that will realize at some point in their lives together that the love component of their marriage has turned sour. On the surface, all seems well, but is it really? Such is the basis for Fallen Angels, a clever drawing room comedy penned by the master of the genre,Noël Coward. The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is wrapping up its current season with Fallen Angels this spring.

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Misbehave with MCT and Succumb to Coward's Fanciful FALLEN ANGELS

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

by Peggy Sue Dunigan, Broadway World; One of the hidden elements entwined in Noël Coward's wry play Fallen Angels becomes the French love song "Mêmes les Anges"--which translates the first line to: "Even the angels succumb to love."

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Sex and marriage take separate carriages in Chamber's 'Angels'

Sunday, April 17, 2016

by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; The reliably insightful Marcella Kearns gets it right again, in the smart program guide she's prepared for Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's fun and well-acted rendition of Noël Coward's "Fallen Angels," which opened Friday night.

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Chamber's "Fallen Angels" is a tour de force of delightful drunkenness

Saturday, April 16, 2016

by Dave Begel, OnMilwaukee; There are so many different ways to make an audience laugh during a theatrical production: sarcasm, slapstick, wild farce, slamming doors, identity switches and poking fun at serious topics. One of the most difficult is the drunk scene when it's played for laughs. For a master class on how to put a drunk scene on stage, let me recommend "Fallen Angels," the Noel Coward drawing room comedy that opened Friday night at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre.

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News


CBS 58 Sunday Morning

Friday, April 22, 2016

FALLEN ANGELS is featured on CBS 58 Sunday Morning! Director C. Michael Wright and actors Kay Allmand and Beth Mulkerron are interviewed - plus a sneak peek at the show!

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Milwaukee Chamber Theater's 'Fallen Angels' Pays Tribute to Noel Coward

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Geoffrey Johnson, longtime friend and representative of Noël Coward and a Trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation, spoke on WUWM's Lake Effect when he was in Milwaukee on April 20.

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Sex? We Are Shocked!

Monday, April 11, 2016

by Richard Davis, Urban Milwaukee; It is difficult these days to appreciate just how radical a playwright Noel Coward once was. We think of him today as a writer of frothy comedies, but they had a frankness that made them seem positively immoral to many people of the day.

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ViewPoints: Remembering Noel

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

On Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 pm MCT welcomes Geoffrey Johnson, longtime friend and representative of Noël Coward and a Trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation, as he shares personal reflections on the playwright. From Ten Chimneys to Jamaica, New York to London, we'll be treated to an intimate look at the last decade of Coward's life.

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FALLEN ANGELS and Women On The Move

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

by Michael Stebbins; To our dearest MCT audiences: You will be meeting Mrs. Banbury and Mrs. Sterroll very soon, two of the characters in Noël Coward’s FALLEN ANGELS, MCT’s 2015 – 2016 season closer. The best of friends, Mrs. Banbury and Mrs. Sterroll have both been married for five years, and they have shared many things—one in particular.

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