Rosemary Branch Theatre Spring season

The Rosemary Branch Theatre, a fringe venue in north London, announces its Spring Season

Knuckeball & Stay With Me Till Dawn Double bill by William Whitehurst / by Graham Farrow, from 19 Jan to 7 Feb 2010. Directed by Andy McQuade and produced by Second Skin Theatre. Starring Laura Pradelska , Bryan Kaplan in Knuckeball, and Peter Glover, Mathew Haigh, George Xander in Stay With Me Till Dawn. KNUCKLEBALL: A love story for the 21st Century, exploring the perilous no-man’s land between man and woman, love and lust, trust and betrayal, 'normal' and 'freak'. STAY WITH ME TILL DAWN: A black fairytale of lonely men and vanished children, where guilt and innocence become an indistinguishable grey area in this disturbing and tense psychological thriller.

Waxing Lyrical by Judith Paris, from 9 to 14 Feb 2010. Directed by Ninon Jerome, starring Judith Paris. Marie Tussaud was a remarkable woman. She escaped the guillotine and survived the horrors of the French revolution. She toured the towns of Britain for thirty three hard years with her travelling wax cabinet, fighting off competition against a background of fire, riot, shipwreck and betrayal. She personified persistence, fortitude, dedication and self belief. Why does every one know of her Exhibition but no one know her story?

Lear and His Daughters adapted by Bobby Fincher, from 16 to 24 Feb 2010. Produced by Spadra Bus Theatre Company. The 1960s are in full swing and the stage is set for the ageing King Lear to bestow his kingdom on 'younger strengths'. As he battles with changing times and circumstances, and unexpected enemies, Lear embarks on a journey of self discovery. This tragic tale of power, madness and betrayal, set in the swinging sixties, is an abridgement of Shakespeare's King Lear

Shakespeare Inc. by Don Fried, from 2 to 21 March 2010. Directed by Andy McQuade and produced by Second Skin Theatre. American author, Don Fried, finally lifts the lid on who really wrote those immortal classics. Shakespeare will never be quite the same again...

The Alchemist by Ben Jonson, adapted by Scarlett Plouviez Comnas, from 23 March to 11 April 2010. Directed by Scarlett Plouviez Comnas. Three con artists take over a London house and set about trying to cheat, charm and scam their way to riches.

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