Spring 2014 season at Queeen's Hornchurch
cut to the chase... present the Spring 2014 season, at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, in north east London, from 31 Jan to 7 June 2014.
From 31 Jan to 22 Feb
Our Man in Havana
by Graham Greene; adapted by Clive Francis. Set in 1950s Cuba at the height of the Cold War. Jim Wormold - hapless vacuum salesman and broke ex-pat – desperately needs cash to fund his daughter’s lavish lifestyle. So when he’s approached by the British Secret Service to become a spy, he agrees, tempted by the generous expense account. Clueless about espionage, he files pretend reports, using drawings of vacuum cleaner parts and recruiting imaginary agents!
From 7 to 29 March
Two and Two Make Sex
by Richard Harris and Leslie Darbon. Poor George is having a mid-life crisis and seeks comfort in the arms of pretty young Jane.Suspicious of his 'business trips' away and his sudden efforts to lose his middle-aged paunch, George’s long-suffering wife Clare soon cottons on. Complicating things even more, Jane’s jealous boyfriend Nick hatches a hare-brained scheme to put a stop to the affair!
From 11 Apr to 3 May
The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald; adapted by Peter Joucla. Amid the glitz of the roaring '20s, mysterious young millionaire Jay Gatsby moves into town and throws a series of luxurious parties at his waterside mansion. He arouses the suspicions of Tom Buchanan, a wealthy philanderer who lives across the bay with his beautiful but unhappy wife Daisy. When Gatsby and Daisy meet one fateful afternoon, their lives change forever.
From 16 May to 7 June
by John-Michael Tebelak with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. A celebration of love with pop, folk and rock hits such as Light of the World and Day by Day.