Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy

Captured-live production of ‘Jack Absolute Flies Again’ streams at Strand

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    ROCKLAND — The Strand Theatre’s series of captured-live high-definition broadcasts from London’s National Theatre continues with Jack Absolute Flies Again on Thursday, Nov. 10. Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

    This rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night) features a cast including Caroline Quentin, Laurie Davidson, Natalie Simpson and Kelvin Fletcher.

    After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms.

    “Emily Burns directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals,” said the Strand, in a news release.

    Due to language, Jack Absolute Flies Again has a BBFC rating of 15 (equivalent to R).

    Running time is 2 hours 30 minutes, including one intermission.

    Tickets: $15/General Admission, $13/Strand Members. To buy tickets, or for more information, visit www.rocklandstrand.com or call (207) 594-0070 EX 3.

    The Strand Theatre is located at 345 Main St., Rockland.

    Event Date: 

    Thu, 11/10/2022 - 7:00pm

    Event Location: 

    Strand Theatre


    345 Main Street
    Rockland, ME 04841
    United States