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Quartet

Full-Length Play, Comedy  /  2w, 2m

Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a home for retired opera singers in Kent, England. Each year, on the tenth of October, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium. She still acts like a diva and ref…

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    Cast Size
    2w, 2m

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Summary
Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a home for retired opera singers in Kent, England. Each year, on the tenth of October, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium. She still acts like a diva and refuses to sing. But the show must go on in this funny and poignant play by the author of Another Time, The Dresser and Interperters that premiered at the Albery Theatre, London.
History
Quartet was premiered at Albery Theatre, London on 8 September 1999.
Reggie
Wilfred
Jean
Cecily
  • Setting A retirement home in Kent, England.

Media

“Full of unexpected shifts of emotion.” — Daily Express

“Ronald Harwood‘s script is charming.” — The Reviews Hub

“It is one of the great moments in contemporary theatre. A joy.” — LondonTheatre1

Music

  • Chorus Size N/A (Not a musical)

Licensing & Materials

  • Minimum Fee: £85 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Authors

Ronald Harwood

Ronald Harwood’s many plays include The Dresser, Taking Sides, Quartet, Mahler’s Conversion, An English Tragedy, Collaboration and Degenerate Art which premiered in Berlin in October 2015. His films include The Dresser (Academy Award Nomination for Best Screenplay), Taking ...
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