Comedy

Don’t Dress for Dinner

June 8, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Cantey V. Sutton Theatre (Reserved Seating)


Bernard is planning a romantic weekend with his mistress in his charming converted French farmhouse, while his wife, Jacqueline, is away. He has arranged for a Cordon Bleu cook to prepare gourmet delights, and has invited his best friend, Robert, along to provide the alibi. It’s foolproof. What could possibly go wrong?

Well… Suppose Robert turns up, not realizing quite why he has been invited. Suppose Robert and Jacqueline are secret lovers and consequently determined that Jacqueline will not leave for the weekend. Suppose the cook must pretend to be the mistress, and the mistress is unable to cook. Suppose everyone’s alibi is confused with everyone else’s. An evening of hilarious confusion ensues as Bernard and Robert improvise at breakneck speed.

By Marc Camoletti

Directed by Patrick Torres

Ticket Information

Tickets available starting July 1. Buy them online or from the box office at 919-821-3111. Group sales are also available from the box office.

Don’t Dress for Dinner is part of the RLT Sutton Series.

Ticket prices (including taxes):

  • Adults: $25
  • Students/Seniors: $21
  • First Sunday: $15 for all

Seniors are age 62 and up. Students are through college.

Accessibility Information

  • All performances are wheelchair accessible.

  • Assistive listening devices are available for all performances. A hearing loop has also been installed in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre.

  • We will provide audio description for those with visual disabilities at a specific performance, date to be determined. Please contact the box office for more information.