Is it possible to out-Python Monty? In a world where we are constantly time-poor, this is a bold, speedy, irreverent romp through all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays!
The famous ‘memory play’, written by ‘Tennessee’ Williams, is getting another outing under the direction of Artistic Director, Adam Cook. Cook is going out on a triumphal high note with this production.
This is a rare chance to see this once controversial, powerful, landmark play, and when better than in the 100th year since White's birth and just past the half century since the play was first produced.
Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield for The Reduced Shakespeare Company and first performed at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1987, this play reduces all 37 plays and the sonnets into a couple of hours of hilarity.
Entertaining Mr.Sloane was an important transitional work, moving away from the influence of Pinter and Rattigan and finding the way towards his later, more farcical works.
This is probably the best thing that State Theatre has offered for some time, so try to catch it.