Straight from their 'Best Show' success at the Not Part Of Festival, Elysion Productions present a double bill of premieres from the award winning playwright Nicola Schofield - writer of Peacefully At Home.
Hope in Boxes sees two Grandchildren sorting throught their Nan's letters and photos. As scenes bring Nan's experiencs of the Second World War to life, the contrasts of social pressures across generations become blurred and issues of hidden sexuality are revealed. The more things change....
A Light in Every Window changes the mood and catapults the audience into a fast contemporary drama of parties, love, marriage, infidelity, shocking consequeances, and ultimately the subtlety of sweet revenge.
Directed by our very own Gayle Hare, these plays promise an evening to remember.
A sell-out at The Lowry - audiences loved it:
"Both brilliant and moving performances. Would have paid £10 just to see 1 of the shows! Thoroughly enjoyed it! 5/5"
"Brilliant, excellently portrayed. An enjoyable evening. 6/5"
Some great reviews as well
"The very competent writing coupled with five solid performances made for an evening of very intense, naturalistic theatre. (Remotegoat - Patrick Cunningham)
"Both these plays were enjoyable, and the cast were absolutely amazing, (Public Reviews - Tracey Lowe)
The Lantern Theatre (Liverpool) - 3 February (www.thelanterntheatre.co.uk)
Pavilion Arts Centre (Buxton) - 10/11 February (www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk)
Square Chapel (Halifax) - 16 February (www.squarechapel.co.uk)