Comedy has long been used to subvert the established order, shedding light on modern life's pervasive absurdities and fomenting distrust of potentially seltzer-filled boutonnieres. Discover some rollicking truths with this GrouponLive deal to see Roundabout Theatre Company's Don't Dress for Dinner at American Airlines Theatre. For $59, you get one ticket for seating in the orchestra or front mezzanine (a $117 value). Choose from the following shows:
- Tuesday, June 12, at 8 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 13, at 2 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 13, at 8 p.m.
- Thursday, June 14, at 8 p.m.
- Friday, June 15, at 8 p.m.
- Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m.
- Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m.
- Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m.
Don't Dress for Dinner is a tale of two Suzies: Suzanne (Jennifer Tilly) is a married man's girlfriend, Suzette is a Cordon Bleu caterer, and, for most of a plot as comically contorted as the positions in which the characters are constantly begin discovered, few characters know which is which. In this Broadway debut scripted by Marc Camoletti of Boeing-Boeing fame, Spencer Kayden plays the put-upon chef with progressively developing charisma that earned her a Tony nomination. The frilly apron she sheds and slinky dress she switches into are designed by William Ivey Long, who also received a Tony nod for his vintage 1960 designs, recreated with Mad Men–worthy attention to detail. As champagne pops, soda fizzes, and telephones ring frantically, the cast tumbles through a bawdy tale that the New Yorker describes as "light, enjoyable fare, plump with naughty jokes and nice comedic performances."