A Bunch of Amateurs
Written by IAN HISLOP & NICK NEWMAN
Directed by TOM RICHARDS
Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steel arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic but slapdash thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear!
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Friday, 15 February – Saturday, 23 March
Sunday matinees: 24 February, 10 and 17 March
Phone bookings after 10am, 2 February 2019 on (02) 9523 2779.
and from 7:30 – 8pm on any night a performance is scheduled.
To book online, please click HERE.
To book a wheelchair accessible space, please phone our Box Office
on (02) 9523 2779 after 10am, 2 February 2019.
JEFFERSON - Emmanuel Nicolaou
DOROTHY - Margareta Moir
MARY - Arianne Hough
NIGEL - Bill Ayers
DENIS - Ronny Couling
JESSICA - Louisa Panucci
LAUREN - Jo Clark