Four different stories all taking place in the same suite of a London hotel.
Very much in the tradition of his earlier plays Plaza Suite and California Suite, the stories combine drama and comedy laced with Neil Simon's classic witty and sharp dialogue. The four stories told in the play include a cautionary tale of daylight robbery and deceit, a mother's unforgettable romantic interlude, the poignant reunion of an estranged couple and the hilarious antics of the guest who lost his Wimbledon tickets.
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The highlight comes in "Diana and Sidney," as a wealthy British actress, on leave from her successful American TV series, meets her ex-husband after many years apart. Each needs something from the other in the most moving and softly dramatic moments of the play. Columba Brumby immediately commands the stage as an imperious grande dame who still carries a torch. Amazingly, Brumby does it without affected, grand gestures or overdone vocal inflection, quietly radiating the power of her character from within.
Brumby's presence is matched by that of Jim Boyd as Sidney, although his aura is rather the opposite. Boyd shows us a quiet man whose urbane personality has been softened by years living on a Greek isle with his male lover. Together, these accomplished actors take the scene to a truly poignant pitch.