Noël Coward’s “Vortex” premieres in London

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December 09, 1924

Noel Coward's "Vortex" is a play about a wealthy, middle-aged woman named Florence Lancaster who is addicted to drugs and obsessed with her own beauty. The play follows her downward spiral as she alienates her family and friends with her selfish and destructive behavior. "Vortex" is a powerful exploration of the dangers of narcissism and the destructive power of addiction. It was first performed in London in 1924 and has since been revived several times. [ChatGPT]

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Noël Coward

English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise"