The Garlands Presents | A Live Staged Adaptation of “His Girl Friday”

All are welcome to come and see a live staged adaptation of the classic Hollywood 1940’s screwball comedy “His Girl Friday” at the Garlands of Barrington Performing Arts Center. The performance will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday, February 19th, and tickets include a casual dinner for a fun and festive night of local theater.

Photo Caption: Northwest suburban cast members of “His Girl Friday” will appear in an exclusive one-night live staged adaptation of the classic Hollywood comedy at The Garlands on February 19.

This unique take on a night at the movies offers a hybrid staged reading/play by a cast of actors from the Northwest suburbs in a joint production by Film Stripped Productions and Right Center Left Production Company. “His Girl Friday” was named by the American Film Institute the thirteenth best comedy of all time, and Time Magazine ranked it among the 100 best movies ever made.

Tickets are $25 per person and include a casual dinner of pizza, popcorn and pop. For tickets, please call The Garlands box office at 847-304-1996 or email

His Girl Friday” pioneered the use of overlapping dialogue in film and made stars of its two leads, Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Enjoy an exclusive one-night engagement of a stripped-down adaptation of this Hollywood classic comedy like never seen before.

The Garlands, located near the heart of Barrington at 1000 Garlands Lane, is a unique community for people ages 55 and older, offering residents an uncompromising lifestyle in a resort setting with unprecedented amenities and services. For more information, visit the website at

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