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There are 3 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Mar 17, 2009, titled New York Stage. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

Hail to thee, "Blithe Spirit." The revival of Noel Coward's 1941 ghost story opened Sunday in a transcendent revival at the Shubert Theatre.

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Classicactorsfan

Westwood, NJ

#1 Mar 22, 2009
I must say that "Blithe Spirit" was one of the most extraordinary performances I have ever seen on Broadway. Having gone to see it for the sole purpose of seeing Angela Lansbury on stage, I was pleasantly surprised when each of the other cast members emulated her stage abilities. Ms. Lansbury's dances when she goes into her trance are the highlight of her performance; they are so hysterical! Anybody who desires a good laugh should go to the Shubert Theatre and enjoy the wondrousness that is "Blithe Spirit"!
S-Farmington

Hartford, CT

#2 Mar 23, 2009
Saw Blithe on 3/22 on a whim. Whim turned into whimisy and away it went. Angela Lansbury, as beloved as ever, was a must watch. Hard to believe an 83-yr-old can flit, flutter and flap that effectively! She was eye candy, especially in her fantastical costumes.

Rupert Everett simply oozes debonairre. I can't believe he's never done Broadway before.

The wives ramp up the cattiness. Although it's astounding to note that Ebersole has years on Everett and Attkinson. She must have a painting in the attic because she looked stunning! And you just HAVE to watch the maid whenever she races by.

At a time when there's so much doom and gloom in the world, Blithe Spirits is just the ticket to fanciful, farcical relief. Do go see it!

May

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#3 Apr 3, 2010
"Private Lives" starring Kim Cattrall is moving from London to NYC Broadway in the New Year 2011.

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