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Love becomes an international incident in Theatre Guild Valdosta’s ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner.’ The cast uses various European accents for this comedy romp.

VALDOSTA — Wear flip-flops. Wear a tux. Wear a mini-skirt. Wear a T-shirt and jeans. Wear a coat that costs 20,000 francs. Whatever you decide to wear, do see Theatre Guild Valdosta’s “Don’t Dress for Dinner.”

Brenda Kay Brunston and Gale Thomas Eger direct a manic show of almost non-stop, knee-slapping laughter. The pace is fast and the antics keep coming. They wisely direct the local cast to have fun with pseudo-European accents adding to the comedy.

Once the action gets rolling, the show never has a dull moment.

The basics: Bernard has planned for his mistress Susanne to spend the weekend with him while his wife, Jacqueline, is away at her mother’s. Bernard has his friend, Robert, joining him to cover his tracks with Susanne. When Jacqueline discovers Robert is coming, she cancels her trip because she is having an affair with Robert. With Jacqueline at home, Bernard insists that Susanne pretend to be Robert’s mistress. Robert reluctantly agrees but mistakes a cook named Suzette for Susanne ...

Confused? Don’t be. This is the set-up early in Act I. It gets much more convoluted. And the more convoluted it gets, the funnier this show becomes.

An able ensemble cast keeps the laughs coming. The six performers work well together and appear to be having a fun time presenting this show.

Mitch Parker keeps the madness precariously balanced as the even-keeled Bernard. As the situation becomes more twisted, he seems to thrive on the convolutions. This is Parker’s first performance with Theatre Guild, and it makes for a very funny debut.

Patti Cook is no stranger to Theatre Guild audiences. She adds Jacqueline to her repertoire of memorable Guild characters. Cook has great fun with the striking Jacqueline’s French accent.

So does Jordan Lewis as Robert. Actually, Lewis has fun with almost every nuance of the performance, from the voice to physicality to facial expressions, all delivered with precise comic timing.

Lindsay Herring is fun as the German model Susanne. She plays pouty exasperation and Germanic anger to funny effect.

Byron Vance has become a solid character actor with the Theatre Guild. He has presented several memorable roles in the past few seasons and does so again in “Don’t Dress for Dinner” as Giorgio, the Italian chef. His character enters at a critical point in the play and Vance’s reactions to what’s been happening are classic.

While this is truly an ensemble performance, Rebekah Cordeiro’s performance as the cook Suzette is remarkable. She is another newcomer to the Guild, and the show really gets rolling once her Suzette enters the stage. Timing, voice, physicality, facial expressions, from the broad mannerisms to the subtle tweaks and tics, Cordeiro is a tour de force.

So is this performance. Wear what you want, but wear something and go see “Don’t Dress for Dinner.”

This review is based on Sunday’s matinee performance.

“Don’t Dress for Dinner” continues 7:30 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday, The Dosta Playhouse, 122 N. Ashley St. Ticket: $12. Reservations, more information: Call 24-STAGE.

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