Wanda's Visit By Christopher Durang at New End Theatre
Wanda's Visit by Christopher Durang, is the last play of the 2010-11 Young Directors Programme at the New End Theatre, in Hampstead, north London, running from 22 March to 2 April 2011.
This short one-act comedy exploring stability vs. the free spirit, is directed by Kenneth O’Toole, and features James McNiell, Zena Birch, Gigi Burgdorf, Leif Halverson.
After 13 tranquil years, Jim and Marsha’s marriage is on the wane. Their suburban routine is shattered, however, when Jim’s old flame Wanda comes to visit. Wanda seems intent on making herself at home, pouring out the alarming trials and tribulations of her extraordinary life. As her apparent ignorance of social norms plunges Jim and Marsha back into the fast stream, the question looms larger: Can their marriage survive?