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!

Click on the links below to read some articles on the show:

https://www.theleader.com.au/story/5913302/a-no-holds-bard-comedy-as-hollywood-action-hero-meets-king-lear/?cs=13073#slide=2 

http://www.stagewhispers.com.au/community-theatre/bunch-amateurs

https://www.sydneyartsguide.com.au/a-bunch-of-amateurs-stratford-players/

Season
Friday, 15 February – Saturday, 23 March
Sunday matinees: 24 February, 10 and 17 March

Bookings

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.

Cast

JEFFERSON - Emmanuel Nicolaou
DOROTHY - Margareta Moir

MARY - Arianne Hough
NIGEL - Bill Ayers

DENIS - Ronny Couling

JESSICA - Louisa Panucci

LAUREN - Jo Clark

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