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Here’s the good news: The Irish Repertory Theatre’s off-Broadway production of “London Assurance,” Dion Boucicault’s classic comedy about a gaggle of unscrupulous Londoners and Glostonians who are endeavoring either to marry for money or hornswoggle those who already have it, is a perfect production of one of the funniest plays ever written.
There is no bad news.
Not only has Charlotte Moore, the Irish Rep’s artistic director, staged “London Assurance” in such a way as to keep the laughs flowing like water from a firehose, but every part, big and small, is flawlessly cast. I haven’t laughed harder at a farce since Jeremy Herrin’s Roundabout Theatre Company 2016 revival of “Noises Off.”…
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The trailer for London Assurance: