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Autumn Production 2014 - "Distraction" - Short plays and sketches

"1-900-Desperate" by Christopher Durang, directed by Georgina Rotter. 35 year old Gretchen calls the 1-900 Desperate line for singles to meet other singles. But except for a five-year old and an egotistical teenager, it's all just women again. Is there any hope?

With Denise Harney as Zelda

Catherine Matter as Scuzzy

Gina Morosey as Gretchen

Jocelyn Price as Sally and

Ruben Wulfers as Boy


"Marigolds, Piling on the Agony" by John Chambers, directed by Peter Hilton.

Harry has a pain in the backside, quite literally!

With David Laurie as Harry Street and

Sue Newstead as Marigold Street


"Naomi in the Living Room" by Christopher Durang, directed by John Hyland. Naomi is a psychotic mother who takes us on a hysterical roller-coaster ride when her confused son and his neurotic wife decide to pay her a visit.

With Cathy Barker as Naomi

Madeline Del Real as Johnna and

Adriano Leanza as Joh

"Late Entry" by David Tristram, directed by Penny Rettig. An entry in a play festival, the adjudication and its consequences!

With Edward Atkinson as Adjudicator and

Erin O’Brien as Lisa McTaverty / Sarah Raymond

Three comical TV sketches, directed by Zuzana Cox, with David Cox, Christine Archer, Joy Scherer, Susan Aeschbach, Ann Apted, Jonathan Apted, Clare Austin, Zuzana Cox, Sharon Marsha

Producer: Chris Jones

 You can view the Programme here

Venue: Theater Arlecchino, Amerbachstrasse, Basel

6/7/8/13/14/15 November 2014


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