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The Play That Goes Wrong
Tour synopsis, cast & creatives
The inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society embark on bringing an ambitious 1920's murder mystery (Murder at Haversham Manor) to The Edinburgh Festival. Chris the arrogant head of the drama society has directed the piece and cast himself as the dynamic Inspector. Desperate wannabe actress Sandra and the genuinely doting Max struggle opposite each other as the romantic interest while hapless Dennis still can't pronounce 'facade'. An hour of hilarious disaster ensues; actors get knocked out, the play gets stuck on a loop and the set falls down before the final denouement. The production ends with an uproarious, totally improvised Q&A session with the cast, where the audience can put their own questions to the unfortunate troupe.Performers Tom Babbage (Max), Jason Callender (Jonathan), Matthew Howell (Robert), Edward Howells (Dennis), Laura Kirman (Annie), Gabriel Paul (Trevor), James Watterson (Chris), Laura White (Sandra), Sean Carey (Understudy), April Hughes (Understudy), Beth Lilly (Understudy), Jack Michael Stacey (Understudy).
Author Henry Lewis. Author Jonathan Sayer. Author Henry Shields. Producer Kenny Wax Ltd. Producer Stage Presence Ltd. Company Mischief Theatre. Director Sean Turner. Design Nigel Hook. Costume Roberto Surace. Lighting Ric Mountjoy. Sound Andy Johnson.
Tour details for The Play That Goes Wrong 2020 to 2021
Between 26th January 2021 and 14th March 2021 this tour will visit 5 venues in Canterbury, Southampton, Coventry, Cheltenham and Salford. Current and future dates only. This production has already been seen in 2 venues since 17th December 2020.
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