News: Digital celebration to mark the centenary of Noël Coward’s West End Debut

A Marvellous Party – Digital celebration to mark the centenary of Noël Coward’s West End Debut

The Noël Coward Foundation has announced A Marvellous Party, a transatlantic, star-studded collection of performances celebrating the continuing legacy of Noël Coward and coinciding with the 100th anniversary of his West End debut as a 19-year-old playwright.

This unique celebration features words and music by Noël Coward, performed by Kate BurtonJudi DenchStephen FryMontego Glover, Derek JacobiJosh JamesCush JumboRobert LindsayKristine NielsenBebe Neuwirth, Julian OvendenPatricia RoutledgeKate RoyalEmma ThompsonGiles TereraIndira Varma and Lia Williams.

 All the performers have either self-recorded at home or been filmed on location under COVID-19 regulations.

A Marvellous Party will be the first of its kind to utilise Broadway on Demand’s new digital venue, www.stream.theatre, which launches this month. Viewers can visit the web address and register for free in advance to watch the show on Sunday 20 September at 7:30PM BST and will be available on demand on for 14 days. A Marvellous Party will also be presented on the official Noël Coward You Tube channel. 

Funds raised via A Marvellous Party will provide support to theatre workers on both sides of the Atlantic affected by the pandemic and will benefit Acting For Others (UK) and The Actors Fund (USA). To donate to ACTING FOR OTHERS please go to: 

www.justgiving.com/campaign/amarvellousparty

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