I don’t find Noel Coward’s comic play, Hay Fever–performed in Tulsa in 2011–very funny, but I do enjoy and respect it. It’s rollicky, inventive and properly, indeed brilliantly, structured. It would be nice if there were at least one really honorable character in it, but the barbed satire can be appreciated. Among these well-to-do English people of the 1920s, there is false emotion, narcissism, and caddishness.
Good show. Kudos to costume designer Claremarie Verheyen.