The best new short plays from INK Fest’ 2019.
This selection of short plays provides a thrilling night of East Anglian entertainment. Like perfectly formed pop tunes, these plays are by turns funny, sexy, touching, and delightfully quirky. They are tales of the unexpected. The pleasure of watching them is that every single one leaves you wanting more.
The menu includes…
After Prospero by Martha Loader, directed by Peter Kavanagh
Comic parable for our times set some 400 years after Shakespeare’s The Tempest. A storm is about to break over Prospero’s flooded island home. Squabbling sisters, Ariel and Miranda, are reunited for their father’s wake.
Nina’s Not Okay by Shappi Khorsandi, directed by Jane Zarins
A night out on the tiles with 17-year-old Nina is fuelled by something far more potent than drink.
Wellington by Scarlett Curtis, directed by Jane Zarins
Three quirky women — granny, mum, and daughter — cram on the sofa and the watch the royal wedding on television.
Mixed Up by James McDermott, directed by James Christopher
a comedy about music, mix tapes and feeling mixed up.
Bus Stop written and directed by Dan Allum
A clean-cut American is taunted and teased by a precocious lass as they wait for the last bus to the unlovely green hill estate in Huddersfield.
That’s Great! by Shaun Kitchener, directed by Paul Schlesinger
Rory is desperate to go out with Jake. His flat mate Harry is desperate to help him. So why does the plan go so desperately wrong?
The Sound Guy by Corin Child, directed by Peter Broad
A clumsy sound technician is having a serious problem with his plugs at a rally organised by right-wing patriots.
Running Time: 105 minutes plus an interval
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