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The Olivier Award-winning hit comedy extends booking to September 2017.
It has been announced that the Olivier Award-winning Best Comedy The Play That Goes Wrong has extended its booking period at the Duchess Theatre, where it is now booking to 10 September 2017.
Mischief Theatre's production, which is directed by Mark Bell, opened in the West End on 14 September 2014, following previews from 5 September, to excellent reviews, with many praising the energy of the ensemble and the careful direction of the comedy. The play had previously enjoyed a UK tour, as well as a run at the Trafalgar Studios 2 and the Old Red Lion fringe venue.
Written and created by Mischief Theatre members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, the company have gone on to open two further comedies in the West End, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Comedy About a Bank Robbery.
As of 29 June 2016 the cast for The Play That Goes Wrong includes: Adam Byron (Robert), Drew Dillon (Dennis), Joanne Ferguson (Annie), Fred Gray(Trevor), April Hughes (Sandra), Oliver Llewellyn-Jenkins(Jonathan), Daniel Millar (Max), Hayden Wood (Chris), Adam Boakes, Katy Daghorn, George Haynes and Lindsey Scott.
The Play That Goes Wrong introduces The ‘Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’ who are attempting to put on a 1920s’ murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does, as the accident prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call. The original cast of the production performed at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Royal Variety Celebrations, and the production was awarded with the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2015.
The play is designed by Nigel Hook, with lighting by Ric Mountjoy. It is produced in the West End by Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd.