Secret Boulevard by Dylan Costello at Courtyard 5 Oct
Act 1 Productions presents Secret Boulevard, a new play by Dylan Costello, at the Courtyard Theatre Studio, a fringe venue in Hoxton, north London, from 5 Oct to 7 Nov 2010.
Directed by Manolis Emmanouel, designed by Ilaria D’intinosante, costumes by Claire Thompson, ligfhting by Christina Thanasoula.
Cast includes Tim Blackwell, Adam Blake, Julia Effertz, James Hender, Sid Phoenix, Anna Sambrooks, Dee-Dee Samuels, David Shackleton .
Hollywood 1949. In an era of stifling movie production restraints and stars kept under oppressive control by their bosses, innocent young actor Patrick Glass feels the full force of the studios’ brute career-destroying power when he embarks on a scandalous love affair with his famous male co-star – the brooding and enigmatic Jackson Harper… As the Hollywood powers-that-be and the prevailing social morality clamp down on this unacceptable romance and decide to tear it apart, the ramifications will still be felt forty years later in 1989…