The run time of Private Lives is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission. | For more information about our venues, click here.
Noel Coward’s “Private Lives” Reimagined at Arizona Theatre Company
Arizona Theatre Company, recognized as the Official State Theatre, is excited to be producing Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Director KJ Sanchez introduces new locations and time periods for the project that add glamour, grace, and Tango to Coward’s iconic, wry comedy. The first act will take place in 1931 Argentina, while the second act takes place in modern-day Uruguay… Continue Reading
About the Playwright: Noël Coward
Noël Peirce Coward was born in 1899 and made his professional stage debut as Prince Mussel in The Goldfish at the age of 12, leading to many child actor appearances over the next few years. His breakthrough in playwriting was the controversial The Vortex (1924), which featured themes of drugs and adultery and made his name as both actor and playwright in the West End and on Broadway. Continue Reading
KJ Sanchez Directs Private Lives
ATC has had the pleasure of working with countless talented and insightful directors throughout its years as a company. With ATC’s addition of Noël Coward’s Private Lives, comes the addition of accomplished director KJ Sanchez. Growing up on a ranch as the youngest of 12, Sanchez had her sights set on becoming a physical therapist. In her eyes, her life did not indicate a path … Continue Reading