About the Show/Event
Information for Indebted To Chance at Old Red Lion, Inner London (Play). It's 1744 and Charlotte Charke, actress, writer, landlady, grocer, pig-rearer, puppet master, highwayman, transvestite and daughter of the famous actor manager Colley Cibber, is rehearsing for a production of The Recruiting Officer with her company at the James Street Tennis Courts. The self-titled 'nonpareil of the age' somehow finds herself caught up in a misunderstanding and in debtor's jail. Again. Can Charlotte talk her way out of prison, off the streets and back into her beloved theatre? In rep with The Recruiting Officer
Author Charlie Ryall. Producer Mercurius Theatre. Director Jenny Eastop.
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