Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 2
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
England, 1940s
Act/Scene
Act 1

Scene Context

Charles and Ruth Condomine have just held a seance with the eccentric Madame Arcati, intending it

Scene Text

Start: Ruth: Well, darling?
Charles: Well?
Ruth: Would you say the evening had been profitable?

End: Elvira: Don't worry about that--just relax--
Charles: Poor Ruth...
Elvira: To hell with Ruth.

Noel Coward Three Plays: Blithe Spirit, Hay Fever, Private Lives New York: Vintage International, 1999. pp.39-45

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