‘The Play That Goes Wrong’

Causing further confusion, Olivier Award-winning comedy comes to Chester

 

The Play That Goes Wrong, the West End’s Olivier Award-winning box office hit, has announced the full cast for its 2018 UK tour.

The cast presents: Jake Curran (Chris), Catherine Dryden (Annie), Bobby Hirston (Max), Benjamin McMahon (Dennis), Gabriel Paul (Trevor), Steven Rostance (Jonathan), Kazeem Tosin Amore (Robert), Elena Valentine (Sandra) with David Kristopher-Brown (understudy), Laura White (understudy), Liam Horrigan (understudy) and Louisa Sexton (understudy).

Back on the road following a phenomenal sell-out success, the 2018 nationwide tour will stop off at Storyhouse in Chester on Monday 29th January for one week only.

Having picked up eleven international awards - including the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and a 2017 Tony Award for its Broadway transfer - The Play That Goes Wrong continues to play to sold out theatres in the West End, whilst enjoying its new status as Broadway’s longest running play.

It is a remarkable rags-to-riches story for a play which started its life at a London fringe venue with only four paying members of the public at the first performance, and has since played to an audience of almost one and a half million worldwide.

Co-written by Mischief Theatre members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, The Play That Goes Wrong is a physical comedy packed with finely-tuned farce and Buster Keaton-inspired slapstick which is delivered with split-second timing and ambitious daring.

The play follows the ‘Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’ who are attempting to put on a 1920s’ murder mystery but (as the title suggests) everything that can go wrong does, as the accident-prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.

You can find out for yourself if it really is alright on the night at Storyhouse in Chester from 29th January until 3rd February 2018.

The Play That Goes Wrong is directed by Mark Bell, with set designs by Nigel Hook, lighting by Ric Mountjoy and costumes by Roberto Surace. It is produced in the West End and on tour by Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd.

Book online at: www.storyhouse.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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