This is our own area musical, drawing upon the friendly (and boozy) battle between the weekenders and the locals.
The kitchen is the arena for the never-ending battle of the sexes – with laughs aplenty – in a play that’s divided into two acts and two generations with two different issues from 1970 and 2005 to keep the verbal sparring lively.
The playwright Christopher Durang admits he “takes Chekhovian characters and themes and puts them in a blender.” The resulting brew is full of both laughter and pathos as a family discovers how to come together again.
Disciplined and brilliantly creative,, The Wardrobe Ensemble from Bristol, UK, turns two amazing news stories into jaw-dropping physical theatre.
Vanya et alia (as we call the play’s characters around here) doesn’t take its Chekhov too seriously. So the actors are having a ball, playing it as a real family in otder to produce its moments of hilarity.
The Berkshire Fringe has some of the most unusual – and rib tickling – offerings of the summer: experimental, scholarly, irreverant theatre that is on the cutting edge.
Even as he aged, with an old boot of a face, Noël Coward never lost his Peter Pan lightness, nor the relaxed, fastidious lines actors so love to utter. Design for Living is one of his classics.