We’ve just had the first day of rehearsals for Herding Cats, which I’m working on as Associate Producer to the fantastic David Luff. Photos coming soon, but in the meantime here is some info about the show:
Written by Lucinda Coxon
Directed by Anthony Banks
6 December 2011 – 7 January 2012
Justine talks too much to get work off her chest. Michael chats to strangers for a living – Saddo’s one of them. But what use are words when you’re up against it in the wintry city? And Christmas is coming… ready or not…
Lucinda Coxon’s chillingly funny new play freeze-frames a generation negotiating intimacy and distance in the 21st century.
“What a brave, brutal 75 minutes this is … a cool gaze on the disconnectedness of contemporary life which lets nobody off the hook … faultless performances from Olivia Hallinan, Philip McGinley and David Michaels. So brutal, you almost forget to breathe. See it, and shudder. ”
The Guardian ★★★★
“Lucinda Coxon’s arresting new play. Anthony Banks’s masterly direction … unforgettable.”
The Times ★★★★
Set and Costume Design: Garance Marneur
Lighting Design: James Mackenzie
Sound Design: Alex Baranowski
Producer: David Luff
Associate Producer: Mark Cartwright
Lucinda Coxon’s work includes Happy Now (National Theatre) and the BBC adaptation of Michel Faber’s The Crimson Petal and the White.
Olivia Hallinan, (Laura Timmins in BBC’s Lark Rise to Candleford and Kim in Sugar Rush), Philip McGinley (Tom Kerrigan in Coronation Street and at Hampstead in Jonathan Harvey’s Canary) and David Michaels (Heartbeat, As Time Goes By).
Full price – £18 (£12 concessions)
Matinees – £15 (£12 concessions)
Previews (6 Dec 7.30pm + 7 Dec 4pm) – £10 (no concession)
Group rates are available. Contact the box office for more information.
Box Office: 020 7722 9301