From Fun Home to Waitress, from Next to Normal to Finding Neverland - it's always fun collating the various rumours flying around theatreland. After a very busy...
Orange Tree Season Feb to June 2011
The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond, south London has announced its new season running from Feb to June 2011
Reading Hebron, by Jason Sherman, 9 Feb to 12 Mar 2011. In February 1994 Dr. Baruch Goldstein, a settler in Kyria Arba, walked into the Mosque in the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, shot dead 29 Muslims at prayer and wounded 125 others. Nathan Abramowitz seeks the truth for himself about what happened, and why, and asks himself whether he too, as a non- Israeli Jew, is also in some way implicated in those deaths.
Mary Broome, by Allan Monkhouse, 16 Mar to 23 April 2011. As the marriage of the elder Timbrell son is eagerly anticipated and wedding presents are arriving, it is revealed that the younger son, in this upwardly mobile family, has become involved with the housemaid, Mary Broome. The results for all are unexpected.
Autumn and Winter, by Lars Noren, 28 April to 28 May 2011. Families. Can’t live with them. Can’t live without them. In Autumn and Winter we are present at a regular family dinner with mother, father and their two daughters. But the evening develops into one of accusations, guilt and denial. Family dinners will never be the same again…
Three Farces - - Slasher & Crasher, Grimshaw, Bagshaw & Bradshaw and A Most Unwarrantable Intrusion., by John Maddison Morton, 2 to 25 June 2011. Thwarted lovers, disgruntled uncles and a jam loving suitor are among the characters caught up in this array of farcical encounters.