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Finborough Theatre Season - 17 Aug to 27 Nov 2010
Coming up at the Finborough Theatre, a fringe venue near Earl's Court, west London, from 17 Aug to 27 Nov 2010.
17 Aug to 4 Sep 2010
IN THE BLOOD , by Suzan-Lori Parks. Directed by Daniel Burgess. Produced by Lambert Maher Productions and Boomerang Theatre. The story of Hester La Negrita, mother to five children, of five fathers, who makes a home beneath a bridge on the streets of New York. Hounded by her need to provide a better future for her family, she bargains her hopes on the only people left in her world, and comes up short. (This production was originally only to perform Sunday & Mondays only, but will now play full weeks, after replacing the production of The Drawer Boy which has been postponed, due to the sudden indisposition of actor Kenneth Bryans.)
7 Sep to 2 Oct 2010
LOVE ON THE DOLE, by Walter Greenwood and Ronald Gow. Directed by Beckie Mills. Produced by Jagged Fence. Starring Liz Bagley. Janie Booth. Ben Crowe. Emily Dobbs. Joe Evans. Colette Kelly. William Maxwell. Jack Monaghan. Sadie Pickering. Carl Prekopp. Matthew Randall. Fiona Whitelaw. 1930. Salford. The Great Depression has taken hold and mass unemployment threatens to devastate the residents of Hanky Park. With their father out of work, the burden of keeping the family together falls to Sally Hardcastle and her brother, Harry, as they desperately fight to break free from the shackles of poverty.
5 to 30 Oct 2010
ME AND JULIET, Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Directed by Thom Southerland, produced by Snapdragon and Benn Cody . Choreography by Sally Brooks. When singer Jeanie and stage manager Larry are secretly married, they arouse the suspicion and jealousy of lighting technician and ex-boyfriend Bob. It’s chaos on stage, and unbridled passion back stage, but the show must go on…
2 to 27 Nov 2010
SATURN RETURNS, by Noah Haidle, directed by Adam Lenson. Takes a look at the life of one man - Gustin, at the three different stages of his life.