LynchPin Productions presents: Stage Door
Venue: Electric Theatre Café Bar, Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford GU1 4SZ
Date: 12 November 2019
Time: 19:30 – 21:30
Tickets: Full price £11 Students: £5.50
In Victorian Oxford, Charleyand Jack pressure fellow student Fancourt to pose as Charley’s aunt Donna Luciafrom Brazil ‘where the nuts come from’. Their purpose? To have achaperone for a lunch with Amy and Kitty, niece and ward of StephenSpettigue, at whch they plan to propose marraige. It gets complicated whenFancourt (as Donna Lucia) becomes the marital object of both old Spettigue andJack’s father Sir Francis Chesney…
LynchPin presents arehearsed reading of this farce by Brandon Thomas, first performed in 1892 whenit ran for a world-record-breaking 1466 performances, followed by numerousrevivals, film and musical adaptations.
William Sydney Penley,the actor, singer and comedian who orginated the role of Charley's aunt,retired to Woking and then to Farnham.
Directed by Kate Napier and read by professional actors.
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