Finborough Theatre - to August 2013


The Finborough Theatre, a 50-seat fringe venue in Earl's Court, west London, has announced further productions for its season June to August 2013...

Productions playing Tuesdays to Sunday...

Following previously announced Hard Feelings by Doug Lucie (11 June to 6 July 2013) are...

Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi by Pam Gems, from 9 July to 3 Aug 2013. Directed by Helen Eastman, produced with Jagged Fence. Four determinedly 'liberated' – and very different – women ricochet around a tiny shared flat, while trying to pull together the shattered strands of their lives: Dusa is struggling to regain her children from their father, Fish is losing her lover to another woman, Stas is on the game to finance the course she wants to study at university, while Vi steadfastly refuses to eat....

As Is by William M. Hoffman, from 6 to 31 Aug 2013. Directed by Andrew Keates, produced with Arion Productions. New York City, 1985. Rich, a young writer who is beginning to find success, is breaking up with his longtime lover, Saul, a professional photographer. However Rich's idyll with his new lover is short-lived when he learns that he has contracted the terrifying new disease AIDS and returns to Saul for sanctuary as he awaits its slow and awful progress.

 

Productions playing Sundays & Mondays Eves and Tuesday matinees...

Early Days by David Storey from 16 June to 2 July 2013. Directed by Tim Newns, produced with Five Wits. The play is a study on the realizations of old age. Kitchen, a retired MP, is placed in the care of his daughter and son-in-law for his own safety. Paranoia and fear set in as his isolation forces him to reflect on his life, the passing of time, loss and remembered love. All the while his family and the people around him lose patience and faith in his ability to speak truth.

Following previously announced The Precariat by Chris Dunkley (14 to 30 July 2013) is...

Armstrong’s War by Colleen Murphy, 11 to 27 Aug 2013. Directed by Jennifer Bakst, produced with Flying Bear Productions and ABG Productions. The tale of a twenty one year-old Canadian soldier who has been wounded in Afghanistan. As the young soldier recovers in hospital, feisty Halley Armstrong - a twelve year-old girl guide eager to earn every possible badge - announces that she has volunteered to read for him. Despite initial misgivings, a relationship develops between this most unlikely of couples who find that they have something in common beyond storytelling...

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