This is a past event.

A Flea in Her Ear

You know you’ve got a hit on your hands when the laughter is as long, loud and frequent as it was the other night at the Dartmouth Players’ production of A Flea in Her Ear. This “French romp” was written in 1907, but proves great farce is funny in any era. First-time director Mike Tobin has done a remarkable job of balancing the performances from the hilariously over-the-top (Terry Coolen as the homicidal Spaniard Carlos Homenides, for example) to the calm and anchoring (Tamara Smith as Homenides’ plotting wife). The second act is a non-stop rollercoaster ride of slamming doors, mistaken identities, and (literally) revolving beds and while the third act lags a little, it eventually picks up steam and finishes strong. This play follows on the heels of an equally terrific Inherit the Wind, elevating Dartmouth Players to Sure Thing status. —Kate Watson

Venue Details

Comments (0)

Add a comment

Add a Comment

Get more Halifax

Our Thursday email gets you caught up with The Coast. Sign up and go deep on Halifax.