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The Busy Body

A documentary about the making of The Busy Body, performed at the Clarence Brown Theatre at the University of Tennessee in Feb-Mar 2017. This play also appears in the Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth Drama.

The Busy Body

by Susanna Centlivre

adapted by Misty Anderson and John Sipes

Feb. 22 – Mar. 12, 2017

Clarence Brown Theatre’s  Carousel Theatre

Directed by John Sipes

A witty and fast-paced farce packed with memorable characters! 

A young woman, her handsome lover, and their friends plot to escape a controlling guardian in this hilarious Restoration comedy. Will a nosey nobleman ruin the plan or save the day?