FTT to present “Design for Living” Nov. 8 to 20

Author: Erik Runyon


The University of Notre Dames Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will present Noel CowardsDesign for LivingNov. 8 to 20 in the Philbin Studio Theatre of Notre Dames Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts.

Admission is $12 for the general public, $10 for senior citizens and $8 for students. Tickets and a complete schedule of performances are available at the performing arts center box office or by calling 574-631-2800 or visiting http://performingarts.nd.edu on the Web.

Directed by FTT associate professional specialist Siiri Scott, the play is a charming comedy involving eccentric characters who seem completely unable to live with or without one another.Design for Livingbegins inPariswith three British bohemians who share an intense closeness: Gilda, an interior decorator; Otto, a painter; and Leo, a playwright. Unable to decide which of the two men she loves best, Gilda eventually marries Ernest, a stuffy art dealer. While Gildas marriage is acomfortable arrangement,she misses Otto and Leo too much to be completely satisfied. To her surprise, Otto and Leo appear on her doorstep one day proposing a less traditional design for living.

* Contact: * _Laura Moran, performing arts center, 574-631-2731, lmoran@nd.edu _ _

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